Chromosomes, Genes and DNA recap

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Chromosomes, Genes and DNA Recap
9 Questions
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What is genetics?
The study of inherited characteristics and the way they're passed through generations
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What are chromosomes?
Large molecules of DNA
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What are genes?
Small sections of DNA found along the length of chromosomes
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What are alleles?
Alternative forms of the same gene
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DNA is the molecule of _____(1)_____ as it contains the ____(2)_____ ______(3)_____that determines inherited _______(4)______
(1) inheritance ; (2) coded ; (3) information ; (4) characteristics
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DNA is made of 2 very long strands of monomers called _____________
Nucleotides
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Each strand is therefore a polymer called _____________
Polynucleotide
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The 2 strands are linked together by ____(1)____ through complementary base ______(2)____
(1) bases ; (2) pairing
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The 2 strands are twisted together into a spiral or ___(1)____ ____(2)___
(1) double ; (2) helix
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What is genetics?

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What are chromosomes?

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