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Genetics Year 10

Glossary of terms

QuestionAnswer
Where in the cell is DNA found In the chromosomes that reside in the nucleus
How does the base pair in DNA molecule Adenine pairs with thymine and guanine pairs with cytosine
Who discovered DNA? James Watson and Francis crick
Give the structure of DNA molecule Spiral staircase or twisted ladder
How many strands does DNA have? Two
DNA is composed of sugar and phosphate group True or false
RNA is also known as Ribonucleic acid
Genes are located in the Chromosomes
GMO stands for Genetically Modifies Food
The letters TT represent the trait tallness, a trait which is dominant and expresses itself in the offspring. What kind of trait is tt Shortness or dwarf
TT is also called homozygous. What is Tt represent in genetics heterozygous
A trait that can be described in words like a tall plant is also called Phenotype
A pair of genes representing dwarfness can be written as tt. This is also called an organism's Genotype.
A type of cell division in which one cell gives rise to two cells is called Mitosis
Cloning is a process of forming identical organisms. Correct
The father of genetics is Gregor Mendel True
A hybrid tall plant will have the genotype of Tt True
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