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Unformatted text preview: C1.There are many possible answers. Some common areas to discuss might involve the impact of genetics in the production of new medicines, the diagnosis of diseases, the production of new kinds of food, and the use of DNA fingerprinting to solve crimes. C2. A chromosome is a very long polymer of DNA. A gene is a specific sequence of DNA within that polymer; the sequence of bases creates a gene and distinguishes it from other genes. Genes are located in chromosomes, which are found within living cells. C3. The structure and function of proteins govern the structure and function of living cells. The cells of the body determine an organism’s traits. C4. At the molecular level, a gene (which is a sequence of DNA) is first transcribed into RNA. The genetic code within the RNA is used to synthesize a protein with a particular amino acid sequence. This second process is called translation. C5. A. Molecular level. This is a description of a how an allele affects protein function....
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