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What is the purpose of chromosomes?
A chromosome is an 'X' shaped gene which contains DNA, found inside living cells. Chromosomes are easily seen using a microscope and are normally invisible most of the time (t…his period of time called 'interphase') but become visible when the cell starts to multiply.
The small bodies in the nucleus of a cell that carry the chemical "instructions" for reproduction of the cell. They consist of strands of DNA wrapped in a helix around a c…ore of protein Chromosomes are thread-like structures that are found in the nucleus of a cell.
They carry the tens of thousands of traits that are inside you to make you look like who you are. During sexual reproduction your Parents give you half of each of their Geno…me; which are copies of theirs. Some of the traits may be dominant, which shows [are expressed] over the recessive traits. Chromosomes have genes on them, which are passed down from a parental generation to their progeny.
Chromosomes are rod-shaped structures usually found in pairs in the nucleus of a cell. They contain information determining characteristics of an organism when it is rep…roduced.
Chromosomes are the rod-shaped, filamentous bodies present in the nucleus, which become visible during cell division. They are the carriers of the gene or unit of heredity. Ch…romosome are not visible in active nucleus due to their high water content, but are clearly seen during cell division.
It's found in the nucleus of almost all living sells and it carries genetic information also known as DNA which basically works out how your body is to function and grow.
In order to increase genetic diversity, so that children cells are not identical to parent cells.
The purpose of chromosomes in the nucleus of a cell is to contain genetic information that tells the cell what to do, how to behave etc. Chromosomes also contain the informati…on that determines what you look like; whether you have brown hair, blue eyes etc.
The purpose is to hold DNA and control your body traits.
In simple words, Chromosomes are the carriers of the gene or unit of heredity.
one of your parents each give a chromosome
What is the purpose of meiosis with respect to chromosome number of parent cells and daughter cells?
Number of chromosomes is reduced to one half in gametes so that when gametes fuse to form zygote original diploid number is restored .
A thread like structure found in the nucleus of most living cells
Chromosome is having more than one X gene. Having more than one X chromosome cause down syndrome.
Walter Sutton studied giant chromosomes in grasshoppers.