Different story for Eukaryotes… WHY? Bigger More DNA many linear chromosomes Packaged differently than prokaryotes Chromosome= long DNA molecule packaged with proteins (called ____________)into compact shape.
OVERVIEW Chromosomes composed of CHROMATIN= Protein and DNA 1 human chrom= 140 million nucleotides 1 chromosome stretched out = 2 inches
Mitosis and Meiosis Mitosis: cell ÷ in somatic cells Meiosis: cell ÷ in germ cells
Cell cycle- cell division and the events that prepare a eukaryotic cell for division
Chromosome When chromosomes replicate, form IDENTICAL sister chromatids. Centromere-connects 2 sister chromatids