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importance of cell division
-reproduction is essential for life
the study of how biological information is transmitted from one generation to the next
genetics
reproduction involves passing DNA from individuals of one generation to the next generation
DNA
began a genetics revolution that has had a tremendous effect on biology and our society
Gregor Mendel
genetic material, it exists with protein in the form of chromosomes in eukaryotic cells
DNA
chromosomes in a highly dispersed state
- consists of DNA and histone proteins
chromatin
units of inheritance that may actively participate in the formation of protein
genes
How many types of histone proteins
5
DNA wraps in a coil around the proteins in a combination
nucleosome
the fifth histone
called the linker protein and can help anchor the DNA to the core particle