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» Cell Biology » Chromosomes

Appeared in Year: 2014

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Explain the following in about 150 words each: Basic chromosome number may be different from haploid number. (Paper 2 - Section A)


  • The number of chromosomes per cell is fixed for a given species.
  • In human beings, the number of chromosome is 46, this is called diploid number where in gametes, and the number of chromosomes is only half of the diploid number and is 23 and is called haploid number. The haploid chromosome number is produced during meiosis.
  • An organism with any m

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