Organization of DNA in the Cell Video Lessons

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Concept: Organization of DNA in the Cell

Problem: True or False: When DNA is loosely packed and found in the nucleus in long strings, it is called a chromosome.

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Organization of DNA in the Cell:

1. DNA and histone proteins associate to form nucleosomes → units of histone proteins with DNA wrapped around

2. Chromatin: packed/coiled nucleosomes in nondividing cells 

3. Chromosome: packed/coiled nucleosomes in dividing cells 

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True or False: When DNA is loosely packed and found in the nucleus in long strings, it is called a chromosome.

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