Inheritance

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  • Information for characteristics carried by genes - passed on in the gametes 
  • Genetic info. carried in the nucleus of your cells - inside nucleus there are many chromosomes (thread-like structures) 
  • Chromosomes are made up of DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid) - where genetic information is stored
  • Chromosomes are found in pairs - 1 from mother, 1 from father
  • DNA carries instructions to make the proteins that…

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