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Chapter 8 Section 1

ch 8 sec 1

chromosome rod shaped structure made of DNA and protein
histone DNA in eukaryotic cells wrapped tightly around proteins
chromatid each half of a chromosome
centromere point that attaches two chromatids
sex chromosome chromosomes that determine the sex of an organism
chromatin DNA protein complex
autosome all of the other chromosomes in an organism
homologous chromosome the two copies of an autosome
karyotype a photomicrograph of chromosomes in a normal dividing cell in a human
diploid cells having two sets of chromosomes
haploid cells having one set of chromosomes
Created by: zhaberstich