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Unformatted text preview: The diploid zygote is a single cell that has all 46 chromosomes. Through meiosis, the diploid zygote becomes a haploid. Meiosis is necessary to create gametes that contain half of the genetic information. A homologous chromosome code for the same thing. They are in the same location. We have 44 autosomes and 2 sex chromosomes. We have 92 chromatids in total. Alleles are alternate forms of a gene....
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- Fall '09