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10.2: Introduction to Chromosomes and DNA Packaging

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    Understand chromosome structure and organization in eukaryotic cells

    In this outcome, we will discuss autosomes and sex chromosomes and the differences between the two as well as how cells package DNA.

    What You’ll Learn to Do

    • Differentiate between two kinds of chromosomes: autosomes and sex chromosomes
    • Understand how DNA is protected and compacted inside cells

    Learning Activities

    The learning activities for this section include the following:

    • DNA and Chromosomes
    • Chromosome Structure
    • Self Check: Types of Chromosomes

    Contributors and Attributions

    CC licensed content, Original
    • Introduction to Chromosomes and DNA Packaging. Authored by: Shelli Carter and Lumen Learning. Provided by: Lumen Learning. License: CC BY: Attribution

    10.2: Introduction to Chromosomes and DNA Packaging is shared under a not declared license and was authored, remixed, and/or curated by LibreTexts.

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