Biology 2010 Student Edition

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

Chapter 12, DNA - Assessment - 12.3 DNA Replication - Understand Key Concepts/Think Critically - Page 357: 19



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Option b. is incorrect because ribosomes are where proteins are made. Option c. is incorrect because only in prokaryotes is DNA found in the cytoplasm. Option d. is incorrect because DNA is wound around histones, which are proteins. Option a. is the correct answer. Most of the DNA in a eukaryotic cell is present in the nucleus in the form of chromosomes.
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