Differentiate Between Euchromatin and Heterochromatin. - Biology

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Differentiate between Euchromatin and Heterochromatin.

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Solution

  Euchromatin Heterchromatin
1. It is a loosely packed region
of chromatin.
It is a densely packed region
of DNA.
2. It stains light. It stains dark.
3. Euchromatin is a transcriptionally
active chromatin region.
Heterochromatin is a transcriptionally
nearly dormant portion of the genome.
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2015-2016 (March) Delhi Set 1

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