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poopsiedoodle

  • 3 years ago

What do the (1n) and (2n) mean when talking about Gameophytes and Sporophytes?

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  1. inkyvoyd
    • 3 years ago
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    1n means they have a single of n chromosomes, while 2 n means they have n pairs of chromosomes.

  2. poopsiedoodle
    • 3 years ago
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    I don't get it .-.

  3. inkyvoyd
    • 3 years ago
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    well, humans have 23 pairs of chromosomes right? an egg cell would have 1n while a skin cell would have 2n

  4. poopsiedoodle
    • 3 years ago
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    Oh. I guess that kinda makes sense :P

  5. EmmaNicol
    • 3 years ago
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    1n = haploid 2n = diploid

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