Where and how is genetic information stored in cells? Flashcards
Where is genetic information stored in cells?
What form of genetic information is stored in cells?
A structure within the cell that bears the genetic material as a threadlike linear strand of DNA.
DNA (Deoxyribonucleic Acid)
A double-stranded nucleic acid that contains the genetic information for cell growth, division, and function.
The fundamental, physical, and functional unit of heredity (Inherit).
(Subunit of a chromosome)
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.
Alternative versions of the same gene.