Accessory Chromosome

Also known as B chromosomes, these chromosomes are excess chromosomes resulting from unsuccessful meiotic divisions where resultant cells have extra chromosomes. A common reason for this happening is Non-Disjunction, where the split of chromosomes into daughter haploid cells is uneven in number.

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