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A unit of heredity that consists of a segment of nucleic acid that codes for a functional unit of RNA protein
In a eukaryotic cell, one of the structures in the nucleus that are made up of DNA and protein; in a prokaryotic cell, the main ring of DNA
A type of protein molecule found in the chromosomes of eukaryotic cells but not prokaryotic cells
A eukaryotic structural unit of chromatin that consists of DNA wound around a core of histone proteins
The region of the chromosome that holds the two sister chromatids together during mitosis
The period of the cell cycle during which activities such as cell growth and protein synthesis occur without visible signs of cell division
In eukaryotic cells, a process of cell division that forms two new nuclei, each of which has the same number of chromosomes
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