This section provides a short description of all the major objects in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Gene - This is a portion of human DNA that can be isolated as an individual instruction in the human genome. It is passed down to descendants in reproduction.
DNA - This is a collection of nucleic acids that act as a kind of recipe for the creation of cells and cell structures.
Chromosome - A coil of DNA that contains many genes, this is also known as a vector of heredity and has a unique organization of genes.
Genome - This provides complete genetic information of a particular organism, consisting of chromosomes...
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