All organisms contain genetic material. This material controls how the cell and organisms develop and is passed on from generation to generation.

In this topic you need to know about the following: -

  • What eukaryotic and prokaryotic cells are and how they differ.
  • How to use a microscope to observe cells.
  • How to describe the structure of DNA.
  • How to explain how proteins are formed from the coding in the DNA.
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