Asked Sep 16, 2019

Genetic information

a. is identical for all living cells.

b. originates in the proteins of a cell.

c. can be passed on to offspring.

d. continues unchanging from one generations to the next.

e. is only found in animal and plant cells.


Expert Answer

Step 1

Genetic information is defined as the heritable biological information and it is present in the nucleotide sequence of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) or ribonucleic acid (RNA).

Step 2

Genetic information is heritable, that is, it can be passed on from parents to the offspring. An organism's genetic information is stored as a code in the bases of DNA, namely, adenine, guanine, cytosine, and thymine. Genetic information can be passed on from parents to offspring through either s...

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