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Problem: Complete the following sentences about DNA packaging. Some terms may be used more than once. The less condensed form of chromatin is _____.The inactive form of chromatin is _____.A core composed of eight _____ proteins interacts with DNA through hydrogen bonding and ionic bonds. If DNA structure is described as beads-on-a-string, a bead is a _____. The more darkly-staining form of chromatin is _____. If DNA structure is described as beads-on-a-string, the string is the _____. A _____ is a DNA-protein complex. nucleosome        DNA molecule        euchromatin       histone       heterochromatin

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The less condensed form of chromatin is euchromatin.

Euchromatin is the loose form of chromatin.


The inactive form of chromatin is heterochromatin.

Heteochromatin is inactive since it's not transcribed.

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Complete the following sentences about DNA packaging. Some terms may be used more than once. 

The less condensed form of chromatin is _____.

The inactive form of chromatin is _____.

A core composed of eight _____ proteins interacts with DNA through hydrogen bonding and ionic bonds. 

If DNA structure is described as beads-on-a-string, a bead is a _____. 

The more darkly-staining form of chromatin is _____. 

If DNA structure is described as beads-on-a-string, the string is the _____. 

A _____ is a DNA-protein complex. 

nucleosome        DNA molecule        euchromatin       histone       heterochromatin

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