Where and how is genetic information stored in cells?

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Where is genetic information stored in cells?

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The Nucleus

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What form of genetic information is stored in cells?

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Chromosomes

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CHROMOSOMES

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A structure within the cell that bears the genetic material as a threadlike linear strand of DNA.

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DNA (Deoxyribonucleic Acid)

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A double-stranded nucleic acid that contains the genetic information for cell growth, division, and function.

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GENE

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The fundamental, physical, and functional unit of heredity (Inherit).

(Subunit of a chromosome)

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ALLELES

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One member of a pair (or any of the series) of genes occupying a specific spot on a chromosome (called locus) that controls the same trait.

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Alternative versions of the same gene.