(a) Genes are located in the chromosomes

Genes are the unit of inheritance located in the chromosomes. The other statements are incorrect, and their correct form are as:

  • Nucleus is located in the cell
  • Chromosomes are located in the nucleus.
  • Cell membrane surrounds the cell and nuclear membrane surrounds the nucleus.

Listed below are the functions of chromosomes.

  • The main function of chromosomes is to carry the genetic material from one generation to another.
  • Chromosomes play an important role and act as a guiding force in the growth, reproduction, repair and regeneration process, which is important for survival.
  • Chromosomes protect the DNA from getting tangled and damaged

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