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ziggy asked in Science & MathematicsBiology · 1 decade ago

If a cell contains 3 pairs of homologous chromosomes, how many diploids and haploids does it have?

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  • Abu
    Lv 6
    1 decade ago
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    Diloid, 2n = 6

    Haploid, n = 3

  • 4 years ago

    shall we assume that the homologous chromosomes have heterozygous alleles. hence, the two pairs could be AaBb. The ensuing haploids cells could be AB, Ab, aB, and ab. With 3 pairs, the genotype could be AaBbCc and the ensuing haploid cells could be ABC, ABc, AbC, aBC, Abc, aBc, abC, and abc. So, 4 cells for two pairs and eight cells for 3 pairs.

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