What structure contains an amoeba's DNA?


What structure contains an amoeba's DNA?

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Deoxyribonucleic acid, DNA, is the genetic material of the cell. The central dogma in biology shows, through DNA, proteins are made. Whether prokaryotic or eukaryotic cells or viruses, all organisms contain some type of genetic information. This genetic information is essential for survival of a species. Without DNA neither growth of an organism, or repair could occur.

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Mainly found in water, amoebas are unicellular, eukaryotic organisms. The prefix eu means true, while karyon means nucleus. Quite literally,...

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Learn about the single-celled organisms of the kingdom Protista, also known as protists, and the structure of their cells. Explore the internal organelles of the cell, as well as the external structures used to contain the cell and help it move.

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