What is chromosome?

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2015-01-08 04:57:33

A chromosome is a threadlike structure containing DNA and

histones. It carries the genetic information from one generation to

the other.

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2011-03-05 08:26:09

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 (this period of time

called 'interphase') but become visible when the cell starts to


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