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Sexual Reproduction Question

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Sexual Reproduction Question

Postby dancer4Christ » Sat Jan 22, 2005 6:16 am

Hey all!
We are learning about sexual reproduction and my teacher had a question. How are twins formed. She knew that there could be two eggs fertilized, but how are the identical twins formed? Post soon so I can get extra credit! :D
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Postby biostudent84 » Sat Jan 22, 2005 3:59 pm

Identical eggs are formed when the zygote or blastula goes through mitosis in such a way that the cells separate into two different blastulas instead of staying one big bundle.
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