• Chemical that all genetic material in a cell is made up of

  • Contains coded information that acts as instructions for how everything should work

  • Inherited characteristics

  • Found in the nucleus in chromosomes

  • Chromosomes come in pairs - 23 pairs, 46 chromosomes overall in each cell

  • Polymer structure. Made up of two strands in the shape of a double helix

  • Gene is a small section of DNA

  • Each gene codes for a particular sequence


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