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mitosis versus meiosis slides

mitosis versus meiosis slides - resulting zygote is...

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Fig. 11-5a, p. 242 A gamete has one set of chromosomes, the n number. It carries one chromosome of each homologous pair. A given gamete can have only one gene of any particular pair of alleles. When the gametes fuse, the
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Unformatted text preview: resulting zygote is diploid (2 n ) and has homologous pairs of chromosomes. For purposes of illustration, these are shown physically paired. (a) One member of each pair of homologous chromosomes is of maternal origin ( red ), and the other is paternal ( blue )....
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