biology

units B1 & B2

in order of size, what comes after: Cell, Nucleus, chromosome, A: , DNA
gene
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what is a gene?
it is a length of DNA that is a chemical code for protein
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what are all these classed as: hair colours, eye colours, height, weight,skin colour
variations
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what two things can affect how you develop?
your genes can affect how you develop and the environment you are in.
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what is inherited information?
this is where half of your mum's and dad's DNA is inherited in your genes.
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how does a gene control what a cell does
they control which proteins a cell makes
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list 3 things in which a cell does
moves muscels, build cells, carry oxygen in the blood
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name 2 proteins in the human body
structual proteins and functional proteins
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what are structual proteins?
they build the body up, i.e. collagen, the proteins found in tendons
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how many chromosomes are there altogether ?
46
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what pair of sex chromosomes does a women have
**
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whatn pair of sex chromosomes does a man have
xy
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what do we call a differnt pair of genes
alleles
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