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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Genetics

Genetics is the study of genes, genetic variation, and heredity in living organisms. It is generally ... Trait inheritance and molecular inheritance mechanisms of genes are still primary principles of genetics in the 21st ... Gene structure and function, variation, and distribution are studied within the context of the cell, the organism ...

www.answers.com/Q/Structures_which_contain_the_genes_for_the_traits

Chromosomes in the nucleus contain genes. DNA contains the information that we call a gene. A gene is a region of DNA on a chromosome that contains the ...

www.nature.com/scitable/topicpage/each-organism-s-traits-are-inherited-from-6524917

Today, most scientists agree that genes correspond to one or more DNA ... into structures called chromosomes, and that somatic cells contain twice as many ...

www.merckmanuals.com/home/fundamentals/genetics/genes-and-chromosomes

Chromosomes are structures within cells that contain a person's genes. ... Some traits are caused by abnormal genes that are inherited or that are the result of a ...

geneed.nlm.nih.gov/topic_subtopic.php?tid=15

Find information, videos, and activities about DNA, genes, chromosomes, the building ... DNA is made out of two long, twisted strands that contain complementary ... a tour of a typical human cell, moving from larger to smaller cell structures (i.e., from ... tutorials on DNA, genes, chromosomes, protein, heredity, and traits.

www.scienceclarified.com/scitech/Genetics/Genes-and-DNA.html

It is composed of DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid), which contains genetic ... Genes determine traits because they function as a code that tells structures in the ...

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK9944

All organisms inherit the genetic information specifying their structure and function ... trait is determined by a pair of inherited factors, which are now called genes. ... plants and animals are diploid—containing two copies of each chromosome.

www.encyclopedia.com/science-and-technology/biology-and-genetics/genetics-and-genetic-engineering/chromosomes

A chromosome is a structure that occurs within cells and that contains the cell's genetic material. ... he assumed that genetic traits were somehow transmitted from parents to ... The job of genes in a DNA molecule, therefore, is to tell cells how to ...

kidshealth.org/en/kids/what-is-gene.html

Genes play an important role in determining physical traits — how we look —and lots of ... Each cell in the human body contains about 25,000 to 35,000 genes. ... Genes are found on tiny spaghetti-like structures called chromosomes (say: ...