Week 1 - Mitosis-Meiosis

Week 1 - Mitosis-Meiosis - Review: Terms, History and...

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Review: Terms, History and Mitosis/Meiosis Genetics Recitations Week 1: Mon 1/24 Weds 1/26, Fri 1/28
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Terms Genetics : branch of biology concerned with the study of genes (structure, function, expression, regulation, transmission) and their variation Gene : is a unit factor of heredity; physical entity in cells that is responsible for the transmission of traits from one generation to another (heredity) Chromosome : Components in a cell that contain genetic information. Each chromosome contains numerous genes. Trait : A physical, cellular or biochemical characteristic brought about by the expression of a gene or many genes. Examples of physical human traits are height, eye color
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Types of Cells Prokaryote : An organism lacking a true nucleus, characterized by the possession of a single loop of stable chromosomal DNA in the nucleoid and possessing a very small range of organelles, generally only a plasma membrane and ribosomes. o
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This note was uploaded on 02/05/2012 for the course BIO 352 taught by Professor Joelchandlee during the Spring '08 term at Rhode Island.

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Week 1 - Mitosis-Meiosis - Review: Terms, History and...

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