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What is a chromosome?

Long molecules of DNA.

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Where are chromosomes found?

In the nucleus of a cell.

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What is a gene?

A section of DNA.

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What is the purpose of a gene?

Contains instructions on how to make a specific protein, and in what order the amino acids should be placed in.

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"Everyone's DNA is unique"
Give two examples of where this is not true.

With clones and identical twins.