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Unformatted text preview: Key Concept 4: Somatic cells are genetically identical diploid cells with two copies of every chromosome. Key Concept 5: Gametic cells (sex cells) are haploid cells with one copy off each chromosome. Key Concept 6: Gametic cells combine by fertilization to form a diploid offspring that shares half its chromosomes with each parent. Key Concept 7: The observed relationship between inheritance of chromosomes and patterns of heritable variation supports the chromosomal theory of inheritance, with the chromosomes carrying the genes....
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This note was uploaded on 12/08/2011 for the course BSCI 105 taught by Professor Jensen during the Fall '07 term at Maryland.
- Fall '07