3.13 understand that the nucleus of a cell contains chromosomes on which genes are located

  • Every call contains a nucleus, every nucleus contains chromosomes on which the genes are located.
  • Humans are diploid and have 46 chromosomes, or 23 pairs(exception of sex cells which are haploid and have 23)
  • Each chromosome is made up of a long coil of DNA. DNA can be sectioned, a small section of DNA is known as a gene
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