Cat genome: Chromosomes
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Cat genome: DNA
Cat genome: Chromosomes


Cat genome - DNA - chromosomes


Is the DNA freely swimming in the nucleus?

Of course not, the DNA is enveloped into chromosomes, together with some proteins.
DNA enveloped into chromosomes Click on a chromosome
to get a description.

Each organism has a specific number of chromosomes.
Organism Number of chromosomes
Carp 104
Dog 78
Horse 64
Chimpanzee 48
Human 46
Rat 42
Mouse 40
Cat 38

Each chromosome contains a piece of DNA, which has hundreds and thousands of nucleotides.


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