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This lesson describes the structure of chromosome with the help of diagrams and also its functions..

Gargee Vats
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  1. CLASS IX NCERT SCIENCE Chapter 5 Fundamental Unit of Life : Cell

  2. About Me: Gargee Vats Pursuing from G.B.Pant University of agriculture and technology, Uttarakhand Preparing for UPSC CSE. Learning enthusiast. Follow me : Please do Like , Share and Recommend.

  3. Chromosomes Rod shaped structure only visible when the cell is about to divide. contain information for inheritance of features from parents to next generation in form of DNA ( deoxyribo nucleic acid) chromosomes contain 2 components- a) DNA b) proteins

  4. cell chromosome nucleus DNA gene

  5. DNA molecules contain information necessary for constructing and organizing cells Functional segment of DNA are called genes. Chromosome contain hereditary information in form of genes. When cell is not dividing , this DNA is present as a part of chromatin material. is entangled mass of thread like structures.

  6. Functions Controls all the metabolic activities of cell. Regulates cell cycle. It is concerned with the transmission of hereditary traits from parents to offspring

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