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Really need help now please. :( A diploid cell has two pairs of homologous chromosomes. How many different combinations of chromosomes could there be in the gametes?
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Really need help now please. :( A diploid cell has two pairs of homologous chromosomes. How many different combinations of chromosomes could there be in the gametes?
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DrAmaQueenBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4
but the chromosomes do not have to be identical e.g in men, there are two sex gametes, paired together X and Y gamete
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InYourHeadBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
@DrAmaQueen Do you mean to say that human gametes have 23 chromosomes?
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DrAmaQueenBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4
or rather i would say that each chromosome in the pair is a gamete
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InYourHeadBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
Body cells have 23 pairs of chromosomes. That's 46 in all.
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DrAmaQueenBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4
yeah, 44 autosomes and 2 sex chromosomes
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DrAmaQueenBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4
works the same for animals, don't know about plants don't do botany lol
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InYourHeadBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
That's right, in humans. 44 autosomes, 2 sex chromosomes. And you know that human gametes have half that number? ~~~~~~~~ I read the question. It says....a diploid cell has two pairs of homologous chromosomes. 2 pairs of homologous chromosomes.... as in FOUR chromosomes in all?? Like a spider mite??
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DeterminedBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Yes I am thinking what it was. A1A2 and B1B2.
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DrAmaQueenBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4
yeah 2 pairs means four in all
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DeterminedBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
If we assume A1 and A2 represent the homologous chromosomes.
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DrAmaQueenBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4
then meiotic division brings it down to a pair
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edancer98Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I'm surrounded by smart people.
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InYourHeadBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
lol So it really isn't talking about humans. A hypothetical question that happens to apply to spider mites. Funny. I'm sorry for misinterpreting it though.
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DrAmaQueenBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4
now that i look at it ...........
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DrAmaQueenBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4
in a diploid cell, there would be twice the normal number gametes
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DeterminedBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
edancer98 do you get how to do this question?
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edancer98Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I did then it got complicated with too many answers so I'm thinking. :/ Gonna scroll up.
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DrAmaQueenBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4
the 23 pairs of chromosome in a haploid cell make a single gamete
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edancer98Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Ok think I got it. Thanks everyone. :D
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DrAmaQueenBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4
we made a mountain out of a mole hill
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edancer98Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
haha yup. I'll probably post another question later. xP I'll close this one.
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DeterminedBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Ok then, as you have got it I'll leave this here for reference.
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DeterminedBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Two pairs of homologous chromosomes: Let's call them A1 A2 and B1 B2. A1 could pair with B1 or B2 in the gametes  this means there are two combinations. A2 could pair with B1 or B2. That's another two. Therefore, there are four overall combinations. I guess recombination could give rise to more differences.
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DeterminedBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
But the question did say combinations so yeah.
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DrAmaQueenBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4
the question is confusing, am not even sure what they are asking for, could you rephrase it?
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edancer98Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I can't that was the whole question. :(
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edancer98Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Normally I love biology but this is insane.
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DrAmaQueenBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4
ok lets take it slow
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DrAmaQueenBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4
how many different combinations of chromosome
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edancer98Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Two pairs of homogous chromsomes.
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DrAmaQueenBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4
in the gamete, the chromosome would be paired in fours(2 pairs)
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edancer98Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
lol this only took 30 minutes for me to get it xP
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DrAmaQueenBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4
homologous means that the 2 chromosomes in a pair would have the same genetic material
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DrAmaQueenBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4
in a haploid cell, there are 22 homologous pairs, cause the last pair which is the sex chromosome pair is not homologous
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DrAmaQueenBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4
so in a diploid cell, i would assume there are 44 homologous pairs
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edancer98Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
TAHNKYOU! What is your IQ? :O
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edancer98Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
lol it's clearly higher than mine since I just typed thankyou wrong
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DrAmaQueenBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4
roflmfao it took a great deal of time to be sure of what they were even asking for, if i took that long in exam i would be sent to study agriculture
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edancer98Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
hahahaha XD I better close this question now
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DrAmaQueenBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4
ok, i will study for 2
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AmmarahBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
what ever girlll or should i say grill! lol im so stressed right now.....
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InYourHeadBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
So stressed we can't even read powerpoints right anymore.
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AmmarahBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
hey inyourhead...i dont get slide 103
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