Genes

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Where are genes found?
Genes are found in our chromosomes
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What is the purpose of genes?
They parents pass on to offspring in their sex cells in reproduction.
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What are alleles?
Different versions of the same gene are called alleles, and these can determine features like eye colour, and the inheritance of disorders such as cystic fibrosis.
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Where are chromosomes found?
Nucleus
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What are found in chromosomes?
deoxyribonucleic acid or DNA
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Name the two types of proteins
structural proteins or enzymes
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Most characteristics, such as height, are determined by several genes working together. They are also influenced by what?
Environmental factors.
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Name 3 environmental factors
climate, diet, physical accidents, culture, lifestyle.
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