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Know how characteristics are passed on from one generation to the next (inhertitance)

Know what happens in mitosis and meiosis and the differences and similarities between the two.

The issues surrounding the use of stem cells from embryo's and adult bone marrow.

Some disorders eg. huntingtons and cystic fibrosis are inherited.

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A gene is a short length of DNA controlling one characteristic, pairs of genes controlling the same characteristic are known as alleles. chromosomes are made up of many genes.

Embryos can be screened for disorders.

Be able to interpret genetic diagrams and draw them.

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