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These terms are quite similar and, for many, confusing: Chromatin Chromosome Chromatid But they are not synonyms. According to "Molecular Cell Biology", Lodish, 4th ed: Chromatin: Complex of DNA, histones, and nonhistone proteins from which eukaryotic chromosomes are formed. Thus: Chromosome: In eukaryotes, the structural unit of the genetic ...

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