y47 - Genes: Our Biological Blueprint Chromosomes

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Genes: Our Biological Blueprint Chromosomes threadlike structures made of DNA that  contain the genes DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid) complex molecule containing the genetic  information that makes up the chromosomes has two strands-forming a “double helix”- held  together by bonds between pairs of  nucleotides
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Genes: Our Biological Blueprint Genes biochemical units of heredity that make up the  chromosomes a segment of DNA capable of synthesizing a  protein Genome the complete instructions for making an  organism consisting of all the genetic material in its  chromosomes
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Genetics and Behavior Nucleus Chromosome Gene Cell DNA
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Evolutionary Psychology Natural Selection the principle that, among the range of inherited  trait variations, those contributing to survival  will most likely be passed on to succeeding  generations Mutations random errors in gene replication that lead to a  change in the sequence of nucleotides the source of all genetic diversity
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Evolutionary Psychology the study of the evolution of behavior  using the principles of natural selection Gender
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