Meios is dec reas es theploidy lev

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Unformatted text preview: ploid. The two gametes (egg and s perm) that fus e in the proc es s of fertiliz ation eac h c ontain only a s ingle s et of c hromos omes and are des c ribed as haploid. If n repres ents the number of c hromos omes in a s ingle s et, haploid c ells hav e n c hromos omes whereas diploid c ells hav e 2n c hromos omes . Hin t 2. How does mitosis affect ploidy level? If a parent c ell is diploid, the daughter c ells produc ed by mitos is are _____. ANSWER: haploid diploid Hin t 3. How do meiosis and fertilization affect ploidy levels? se ssion.ma ste r ingbiology.c om/myc t/a ssignme ntPr intVie w? a ssignme ntI D= 2242938 9/28 13- 10- 13 Cha pte r 13 As a res ult of meios is and fertiliz ation, c hromos omes from the maternal and paternal parents are mix ed in the nex t generation. What effect do m eiosis and fertiliz ation have on the ploidy level of cells produced by each process? ANSWER: Meios is inc reas es the ploidy lev el from n to 2n; fertiliz ation dec reas es the ploidy lev el from 2n to n. Meios is dec reas es the ploidy lev el from 2n to n; fertiliz ation does not c hange the ploidy lev el. Meios is does...
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