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What do genes do?
They contain information about your genetic information for example your hair colour or your eye colour
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How many chromosomes are there in a nucleus?
23 pairs
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What is the term used for the DNA that is arranged in long strands?
Chromosomes
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Chrmosomes are divided into sections of DNA. These are called...?
Genes
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Which cells are the only ones to contain 23 chromosomes?
The egg and sperm cells
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When the egg and sperm cells join together, what do they produce?
Embryo with 46 chromosomes
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Arrange these objects in order of size, starting with the smallest: cell, chromosome, gene, DNA and nucleus
Gene, DNA, Chromosome, Nucleus, Cell
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How many chromosomes are there in a nucleus?

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23 pairs

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Chrmosomes are divided into sections of DNA. These are called...?

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Which cells are the only ones to contain 23 chromosomes?

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