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  • Created on: 09-11-18 18:53
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  • biology key words
    • allele
    • diploid
      • containing two complete sets of chromosomes one from each parent
        • non-coding DNA
          • codes for RNA molecules that are not translated into amino acids
    • phenotype
      • characteristics observed in an organism
  • a variant form of a gene
    • e.g. eye colour or ear lobe shape
    • allele
  • chromosomes are made up of long DNA strands
    • chromosome
      • biology key words
        • diploid
          • containing two complete sets of chromosomes one from each parent
            • non-coding DNA
              • codes for RNA molecules that are not translated into amino acids
        • phenotype
          • characteristics observed in an organism
    • mitosis
      • a process where a single cell divides into two identical daughter cells
  • genotype
    • something you cant see with your eyes e.g. a dominant or recessive gene
  • one copy of the genetic material subdivided into chromosome
    • haploid
    • mutations
      • when a DNA gene is damaged or changed in such a way as to alter the genetic message carried by that gene
      • a small section of DNA

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