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Genetics wordsearch

  1. 1. Genetics wordsearch Allele One of two or more forms of a gene. Cells The basic structure of all organisms. A membrane- bound structure, containing biological molecules. Chromosomes A structure within the cell that carries genetic information. Code A programming pattern found in the DNA of living organisms. Diploid A cell with two sets of chromosomes - 46 in humans, one set from the father and one set from the mother. DNA A nucleic acid that contains the genetic instructions used in the development and functioning of allzone/KS345/biology/Wordsearches/Pages/Genetics.aspx known living organisms.http://www.syngenta.com/country/uk/en/learning- Double Helix Strands of DNA held together by bases to form a Locus ladder pattern. The position of an allele within the chromosome. Ethanol Molecules A simple alcohol. Groups of atoms bonded together. In biology, also refers to proteins and carbohydrates. Gene A length of DNA that codes for a single protein. Membrane The lipid bilayer surrounding a cell. HaploidSource: A cell with only half the number of chromosomes Protein (23 in humans) e.g. one set from the mother. A linear polymer built from small amino acids.

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