Q. 20

Write any six sal

Answer :

Human genome is made up of 23 chromosome pairs (22autosomal chromosomes and two sex chromosomes X and Y)

SIX SALIENT FEATURES ARE –


•Human genome contains 3164.7 million nucleotide bases


•The average gene consists of 3000 bases , but sizes vary greatly with the longest known human gene being dystrophia at 2.4million bases


•The functions are unknown for over 50% of the discovered genes


•Less than 2%of genes code for proteins


•Repeated sequence make up a large portion of the human genome


•Chromosome 1 has the most genes – 2968 and Y has the fewest - 231


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