Which best describes a centromere?

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sister chromosomes that are held together by a chromatid

paired chromosomes that have genes arranged in the same order

the part of a chromosome that joins the sister chromatids

the material that makes up a chromosome

Apr 28th, 2015

A centromere is the part of the chromosome that joins the two sister chromatids. If you look at a picture of a chromosome you can see a small bundle of material in between the two connected chromatids. The centromere is also important in mitosis. Hope this helps

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