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"Information Central!" The control center of the cell. Do you know where it is in the cell? How it works?

This unit explains "Information Central": where it is and how cells preserve and use information to accomplish all the things that cells must do to stay alive, to thrive, and to reproduce. 

After completing this lesson, the student should be able to: 

  • Explain what we mean by the term "gene". 
  • Understand Mendel's ideas and laws.

  • Explain the difference between dominance and recessiveness.

  • Understand how the information code in genes specifies the sequence of amino acids in proteins.



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