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					Diploid/Haploid


   Understanding Chromosome Numbers
Homologous Chromosomes

 Having a pair of the same type of
   chromosome…one from each parent
Diploid

   Term used to refer to a cell that contains both
    sets of homologous chromosomes
   In humans all somatic (non-sex) cells are
    diploid
       Contains 46 chromosomes (23 pairs)
Human Diploid Karyotype
Haploid

   When a cell only contains a single set of
    chromosomes
   Human sex cells (sperm/egg) are all haploid
       Contains 23 chromosomes (unpaired)
Human Haploid Karyotype
Mitosis    Diploid




 Diploid


           Diploid
                    Haploid
Meiosis
          Diploid

                    Haploid

Diploid


                    Haploid
          Diploid



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