ADD BIO: DNA

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What does DNA stand for?
Deoxyribonucleic acid.
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What do the genes give the cell?
Instructions for the cell to make a specific protein?
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DNA molecules have a special twisted structure... called?
Double helix.
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(Medel) What is a hereditary unit?
Determines the characteristics of an organism. They're passed from parents to offspring. (Modern word: gene).
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What is a chromosome?
A really long molecule of DNA.
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What do the genes give the cell?

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Instructions for the cell to make a specific protein?

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DNA molecules have a special twisted structure... called?

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(Medel) What is a hereditary unit?

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What is a chromosome?

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