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What is chromosome?

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 (MORE)
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Where are the chromosomes?

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 (MORE)
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Why are chromosomes in your bodies?

All humans have 46 chromosomes (23 pairs). in the nucleus of every single cell in our body, excluding the red blood cell which has no nucleus. Each pair of chromosomes has ce (MORE)
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What do chromosomes do?

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 (MORE)
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What are haploid chromosomes?

haploid chromosomes are a set of chromosomes from one parent , half the total of diploid chromosomes.
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What is a circular chromosome?

A circular chromosome is, essentially, exactly what it sounds like: a chromosome (strand of DNA that carries the genetic information of an organism) that is circular. Circular (MORE)
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When can you see chromosomes?

You can see a chromosone at all times, however they are most easily visible during mitosis, when the cell is dividing. During this process the chromosomes condense, making the (MORE)
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What is mirroring chromosomes?

Mirroring chromosomes are a genetic abnormality. This abnormality is caused by an exact duplication of a chromosome segment, including the centromere.
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