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    Chromosomes, Genes, and DNA

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    What is relationship among genes, chromosomes, and DNA?
    How do these entities function in reproduction?
    What are three examples of abnormalities in genes and chromosomes?
    What impact do these abnormalities have on development.

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    Chromosomes are the higher order structure of DNA that compacts it into a form such that it can fit inside of a cell. Individual coding units for proteins within the DNA are called genes. Basically the genes make up a portion of the DNA that is stored in the cell in the form of chromosomes.

    During reproductions genes produce the proteins ...

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