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What is chromatin material and how does it change just before the cell divides?

Answer :

Chromatin material is a genetic material body which consists of DNA and histone proteins, in other words:

The DNA + histone = chromatin


The basic structural unit of chromatin is the nucleosome.


The diagram is given below:




As the cell initiates divisions by either meiosis or mitosis.


During the interfaces, DNA is combined with the proteins and organized into a structure called chromatin.


This chromatin is a thread like structure which condenses to form chromosomes just before the cell division occurs.


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