Where Is DNA Found in a Cell?

Most of the DNA is found in the nucleus of the cell known as nuclear DNA. A small amount of DNA is found in mitochondria (mtDNA). Plants have DNA in chloroplasts (cpDNA) also. Friedrich Miescher isolated DNA for the first time from the nuclei of white blood cells and named it ‘nuclein’.

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