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What is Adenine?

A component of nucleic acids, energy carrying molecules such as ATP. A purine base.

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Chromosome

Linear bodies in the cell nucleus containing genetic material.

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Cytosine

A component of nucleic acids carrying heredity information in DNA and RNA.

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Deoxyribonucleic Acid (DNA)

Determine the inherited structure of a cells protein.

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What is Gel Electrophoresis?

The separation of nucleic acids or proteins.

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What is a gene?

A unit of heredity information consisting of a specific nucleotide sequence in DNA.

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What is guanine?

Carries heredity information in DNA and RNA cells.

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Helix

Something in a spiral form.

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What is a model?

A simple version of something complex used to solve problems.

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What is a nucleotide?

Building block of DNA.

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Restriction enzyme

An enzyme that recognizes nucleotide sequences and cuts up DNA.

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Restriction Fragment Length Polymorphisms (RFLPs)

Difference in DNA sequences that can result in different patterns of restriction fragment lengths.

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Thymine

A component of nucleic acids that carry heredity info. in DNA cells.