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A threadlike structure of nucleic acids and protein found in the nucleus of most living cells, carrying genetic information in the form of genes.
Units of heredity that is transferred from a parent to offspring and is held to determine some characteristic of the offspring.
One of two or more alternative forms of a gene that arise by mutation and are found at the same place on a chromosome.
Aka Deoxyribonucleic acid, a self-replicating material present in nearly all living organisms as the main constituent of chromosomes. It is the carrier of genetic information.