Flashcards in Group 1 Deck (7):
What is a gene?
A gene is a strand of DNA that includes a specific set if instructions
Found on each chromosome (thousands of different genes)
- 2 genes for each characteristic one from mum and one from dad.
Alleles - different form of the same gene
What is a chromosome ?
Thread like structures located inside the nucleus.
-Made of protein and single molecule of DNA
Formed by nitrogen -
What is a sugar?
Forms the structure structural frame work of nucleic acids.
What is a Nucleotide?
Form the basic structural unit of nucleic acids such as DNA.
What is a karyotype?
The chromosomes of a cell