Chromosomes and Genes Activity

At the link below you will see exactly where many of the known human genes are located on each chromosome. Take a few minutes to look at several of the chromosomes. You might even find out where some of your own unique traits originated! 

Teachers' Domain Chromosome Viewer

Screenshot of and link to chromosome viewer

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At about 3 billion letters long, reading and finding anything meaningful in the human genome is a daunting task. But that's just what genome researchers do. This interactive feature provides a microscopic view of some of what they've found on our 24 chromosomes, including the locations of about 200 different genes, especially those that have been associated with disease.