Chromosomes - Chromosomes Chromosomes A llot of information...

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Unformatted text preview: Chromosomes Chromosomes A llot of information in a very small ot package! package! Prokaryotes vs. Eukaryotes Prokaryotes PROKARYOTES – have very scattered DNA in their cells. have EUKARYOTES – keep their DNA in the nucleus keep – and will produce chromosomes. DNA Size DNA Human DNA: Human –around one meter long in a cell around that can only be seen under a microscope!!! microscope!!! Chromosomes Chromosomes Tightly wound segments of DNA. Tightly DNA is wound like thread on a spool around DNA proteins called histones. proteins Chromatin is the name given for the wound Chromatin up DNA. up Human Karyotype: 46 Chromosomes Chromosomes ...
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This note was uploaded on 11/09/2011 for the course BIO 110 taught by Professor Harmon during the Winter '11 term at BYU.

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