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Haploid or Diploid?

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Haploid or Diploid?

Postby hyperyius » Sun Feb 26, 2012 1:06 am

Would a haploid or diploid population respond faster to the effects of a mutagen?
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Postby JackBean » Sun Feb 26, 2012 10:33 am

Depends how would they reproduce.
Probably haploid, because you won't have any heterozygote effect and masking of mutations by normal alleles.

Cis or trans? That's what matters.
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