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Chromosomal Character

Chromosomes aren't really colored, but special stains show bands that scientists use as landmarks. Because chromosomes are formed from DNA, they contain the information for building more cells. There is a tremendous amount of DNA wound up the chromosomes, and a tremendous amount of information, too....
spacer drawing of chromosome drawing of chromosome drawing of chromosome
drawing of chromosome drawing of chromosome
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