Biology 2010 Student Edition

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 9780133669510
ISBN 13: 978-0-13366-951-0

Chapter 10, Cell Growth and Division - 10.2 - The Process of Cell Division - 10.2 Assessment - Page 284: 1a


Chromosomes are packages of DNA inside the cell.

Work Step by Step

Because there is only a limited amount of space and a great amount of DNA inside a cell, the DNA must be carefully packaged into chromosomes for the cell to be able to house all that DNA.
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