Anthro 4-3 - Replication- DNA replicates itself Enzyme-...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Replication- DNA replicates itself Enzyme- breaks DNA apart Protein- make up tissue, control cellular function Amino acids= protein Mutation- change in a base (substitution, addition, or deletion), or at chromosome level Chromosomes= bundle of DNA -Cromatin= loose, uncoiled DNA during interphase - have two strands, each an exact copy of the other - joined by a centromere - telemeres at either end. - pairs are homologous - Locus- position on a chromosome where a particular gene is found -Alleles- alternate form of a gene -alternate DNA - 2 types of Chromosomes - Autosomes- Govern all physical characteristics - Except sex determination - Sex Chromosomes- X and Y chromosomes - Determines sex - There are (somantic) 22 pairs of autosomes, 1 pair of sex chromosomes - For a total of 23 pairs or 46 individual chromosomes Cells of the body= Somantic – Autosomes and sex chromosomes = Sex- Autosomes and sex chromosomes Cell Division -Two Types - Mitosis - Meiosis - All cell division begins in interphase with loose, disorganized chromatin
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 04/15/2008 for the course ANTHRO 200 taught by Professor Tyler during the Spring '08 term at Ohio State.

Page1 / 2

Anthro 4-3 - Replication- DNA replicates itself Enzyme-...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online