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Zooming in on the x chromosome.

Description:
Each chromosome consists of one continuous thread-like molecule of DNA coiled tightly around proteins, and contains a portion of the 6,400,000,000 basepairs (DNA building blocks) that make up your DNA.
Keywords:
x chromosome,continuous thread,building blocks,molecule,dna,proteins
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