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The passing of traits from parents to offspring. All organisms pass information about traits to their children.
Material in each chromosome that contains an organism's genes. Each DNA molecule in a cell makes one chromosome. LArge molecule shaped likea twisted ladder. The rungsof the ladder are made of four bases.
The process that results in two cells identical to the parent cells. The division of the nucleus into two new nuclei. Following mitosis the whole cell divides.
Sex cell. Males produce sperm cells, females egg cells. Each gamete has only one-half of the chromosomes found in the organism's body cells. When the gametes join they form a cell that has a complete set of chromosomes.
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