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THE GENES
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The Genetic Message.
THE GENES


Each cell in the
human body
contains about
25,000 to 35,000
genes. Genes carry
information that
determines yo...
THE GENES
Traits are the
characteristics you
inherit from your
parents.For
example, if both of
your parents have
green eye...
THE GENES
Genes are kept on
chromosomes.
Chromosomes come in
pairs, and there can be
thousands of genes in
one chromosome....
THE GENES
Chromosomes are
inside the nucleus of
cells.
The nucleus
contains all the
information about the
cell that it gov...
THE GENES
In human cells, the
nucleus contains 46
chromosomes: 23 from
each parent. These
chromosomes contain
the informat...
THE GENES

THE END.
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Genes

  1. 1. THE GENES  The Genetic Message.
  2. 2. THE GENES  Each cell in the human body contains about 25,000 to 35,000 genes. Genes carry information that determines your traits.
  3. 3. THE GENES Traits are the characteristics you inherit from your parents.For example, if both of your parents have green eyes, you might inherit the trait of green eyes from them.
  4. 4. THE GENES Genes are kept on chromosomes. Chromosomes come in pairs, and there can be thousands of genes in one chromosome. Chromosomes (and genes) are made of DNA.
  5. 5. THE GENES Chromosomes are inside the nucleus of cells. The nucleus contains all the information about the cell that it governs. The chromosomes are the information.
  6. 6. THE GENES In human cells, the nucleus contains 46 chromosomes: 23 from each parent. These chromosomes contain the information about how we are.  For example: chromosomes X and Y decide the sex.
  7. 7. THE GENES THE END.

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