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Re: Diploid and Tetraploid

  • Subject: Re: [IGSROBIN] Diploid and Tetraploid
  • From: Demetria Shew <DMadrone@AOL.COM>
  • Date: Thu, 25 Oct 2001 20:18:47 EDT

In a message dated 10/24/2001 8:45:21 PM Pacific Daylight Time,
sandym@NORTHCOAST.COM writes:

<<  What does 2n mean >>

Every organism has two of each chromosome...one from mom, one from pop. so
this is the 2n.  Reproductive cells...eggs and sperm...only have half the
normal number of chromosomes...which makes sense, since they come together to
form a new, 2n individual.  So reproductive cells are just "n".

2n is usually referred to as diploid and n is haploid.


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