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Who is considered the founder of genetics?
What does DNA stand for?
A mosquito cell has 6 chromosomes and an onion cell has 15. How many chromosomes does the human cell have?
Which chromosome is larger, the X or Y?
In 1995, one country adopted the law that all couples planning to marry must undergo genetic screening. If either individual is found to be a carrier of certain genetic diseases or mental disorders, they must be sterilized or agree to long-term contraception before they are permitted to marry. Which country is this?
When was a working draft of the entire human genome sequence - the genetic blueprint for human beings - announced as completed by the scientists involved in the Human Genome Project?
What is DNA "packaged" in?
What is BLAST?
What is shaped like a double helix (twisted ladder)?
DNA is composed of building blocks called nucleotides: deoxyribose sugar, a phosphate group and one of four nitrogen bases: adenine (A), thymine (T), guanine (G), and cytosine (C). Which rule about nucleotide pairing is true?
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