B1 -Genes, Chromosomes & DNA

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(1) What is included in the nucleus?
Genetic material
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(2) What is the genetic materil arranged into?
Chromosomes
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(3) How many pairs of chromosomes?
23
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(4) Each chromosome is..
One very long molecule of DNA that's coiled up
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(5) A gene is a...
short length of a chromosome
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(6) Genes control the development of...
different characteristics e.g. hair colour and how an organism functions
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(7) Can genes exist in different versions?
Yes
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(8) What is the name of the different versions of the same gene?
Alleles
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(9) Each gene is a...
code for making a certain protein
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(10) Some proteins are...
Structural proteins
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(11) Structural proteins are part of things like...
Skin, hair, blood and the cytoplasm
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(12) An example is...
Collagen, which is found in tendons bones and cartilages
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(13) Other proteins are...
Functional
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(14) What is an organisms genotype?
All the genes it has
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(2) What is the genetic materil arranged into?

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Chromosomes

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(3) How many pairs of chromosomes?

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(4) Each chromosome is..

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(5) A gene is a...

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