What is a Chromosome?

by- Indra Bhan

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Chromosomes are described as vehicles of heredity materials.

These contain genes arranged in a linear fashion.

These are located in the nucleus of the year as darkly stated bodies during cell division,

in the interphase nucleus for an interwoven net of fine chromatin threads.

The term chromosome was introduced by the world in Waldeyer 1888.

How many types of chromosomes?

1. Viral chromosome 2. Bacterial chromosome 3. Eukaryotic chromosome

What is a Viral chromosome?

In viruses, a single molecule of  DNA or RNA represents the chromosome.