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Genetics:BehindtheSc

TermDefinition
Double Stranded DNA is ____-______ or has two outer strands
T Only pairs with the "A" base
C Only pairs with the "G" base
A Only pairs with the "T" base
G Only pairs with the "G" base
Thymine What "T" stands for
Cytosine What "C" stands for
Adenine What "A" stands for
Guanine What "G" stands for
A-T vise-versa Pairing rule
G-C vise-versa Pairing rule
Deoxyribose nucleic acid What DNA stands for
Heredidty The passing of traits from parents to offspring. (Genes can be changed based on chemicals or sunlight)
Gene What a sequense of DNA that determines a trait is called
Chromosome What a singular piece of DNA is called
Genetics The study of inheritance passing between generations
Traits Unique characteristics, determined by genes are called
Miescher He began working with blood cells in 1869. He discovered that white blood cells are the major components of pus from infection. He discovered nuclein was in every cell type
Mendel He grew pea plants to study the characteristics of genes. He discovered that genes come in pairs and are inherited as distinct units, one from each parent. He came up with dominant and recessive genes.
Watson & Crick Given credit for the double helix model of DNA. Their discovery was based on discoveries made by Franklin. Discovered the A-T, G-C pairs of DNA
Created by: Get Your CRAYON