Science- genes, chromosomes and DNA

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What does the nucleus contain?
The nucleus contains your genetic material in the form of chromosomes.
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How many pairs of chromosomes does the human cell nucleus contain? What do chromosomes carry?
There are 23 pairs of chromosomes in the human cell nucleus. Chromosomes carry genes.
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What do genes control? Can there be different versions of the same gene? If so, what are the different versions called?
Genes control the development of different characteristics. There can be different versions of the same gene. These are called alleles.
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A gene is a short length of the chromosome...
...Which is a long length of DNA.
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The DNA is coiled up to...
...form the arms of the chromosome.
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How many pairs of chromosomes does the human cell nucleus contain? What do chromosomes carry?

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There are 23 pairs of chromosomes in the human cell nucleus. Chromosomes carry genes.

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What do genes control? Can there be different versions of the same gene? If so, what are the different versions called?

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A gene is a short length of the chromosome...

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The DNA is coiled up to...

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