Answer to Question #67240 in Zoology for Aliza Khan

Question #67240
Why prokaryotes are not considered to have living choromosomes?
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2017-04-12T01:42:07-0400
Chromosome is a complex of DNA with specific proteins, called histones. Such comlpexes are present in eukaryotes only. Although nucleoid of prokaryotes is referred to as chromosome sometimes, it is not actually a chromosome, because it lacks histones.

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