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Genetics by Ben

What is Genetics? the study of how traits or characteristics are inherited.
Name some inherited characteristics: Height, eye colour, shape of face, etc.
Name some NON-inherited characteristics: An interest in a sport, reading, writing, using a computer, to be able to speak a language
What are chromosomes? Thread-like structures made of DNA and protein found in the nucleus of cells
What are genes? Short sections of DNA which control inherited characteristics
Where are genes located? On chromosomes
How many chromosomes are on a human cell? And home many pairs? 46 chromosomes and two sets of 23 pairs (1 from the mother, 1 from the father)
Created by: BHcfc