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A llot of information in a very small
package! Prokaryotes vs. Eukaryotes
– have very scattered DNA in their cells.
– keep their DNA in the nucleus
– and will produce chromosomes. DNA Size
DNA Human DNA:
–around one meter long in a cell
that can only be seen under a
Chromosomes Tightly wound segments of DNA.
Tightly DNA is wound like thread on a spool around
proteins called histones.
proteins Chromatin is the name given for the wound
up Human Karyotype: 46
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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.
- Winter '11