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What is genetics? The study of how traits or characteristics are inherited
List some characteristics humans have in common One nose,two eyes,one heart
List some inherited characteristics Height,eye colour,hair colour
List some non-inherited characteristics An interest in sport,writing,reading,riding a bike,using a computer
What are chromosomes? Thread-like structures made of DNA and protein found in the nucleus of cells
What are genes? Short sections of DNA located on chromosomes
What do genes control? The production of inherited characteristics
How many chromosomes do we have? 46
Where do we get our chromosomes from? 23 from the mother and 23 from the father
In the human body where are chromosomes present? In each cell except the sperm and egg cells
Created by: Chimozukee