B1- you and your genes

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An alternative form of a particular gene
Allele
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A small section of DNA of a chromosome that determines a particular characteristic
Gene
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A long molecule found in the nucleus of all cells containing DNA
Chromosome
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Molecules that code for genetic information and make up chromosomes
DNA
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Differences between individuals of the same species
Variation
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Variation that occurs as a result of a certain factor in the surroundings
Environmental variation
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A hereditary degenerative disorder of the central nervous system
Huntingtons disease
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The change in the genetic make-up of an organism
Genetic modification
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An unborn human/animal baby
Foetus
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The control centre of a cell containing DNA
Nucleus
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A small section of DNA of a chromosome that determines a particular characteristic

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Gene

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A long molecule found in the nucleus of all cells containing DNA

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Molecules that code for genetic information and make up chromosomes

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Differences between individuals of the same species

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