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Monoploid

Of a cell or organism having a single set of chromosomes.Pertaining to an organism or cell that possesses only one set of each [[chromosome. See [[Polyploid.


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Meiosis is kind of cell division called also reducing cell division because chromosome number is halved (from diploid to monoploid)

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by JackBean
Tue Jan 31, 2012 10:06 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Crossing Over
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How many chromosomes in nucleus of non-dividing root tip...?

sporophyte is diploid or monoploid?

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by JackBean
Thu Sep 22, 2011 6:46 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: How many chromosomes in nucleus of non-dividing root tip...?
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What's the difference between a seed and a spore?

Hi! I really need some help with this question. :D I'm pretty sure it's not a. a) spores are monoploid and seeds are diploid b) only the seed is a reproductive structure c) spores are formed by mitosis and seeds are formed by meiosis d) sprorophytes form spores and gametophytes ...

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by petlover48
Wed Sep 21, 2011 4:44 pm
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: What's the difference between a seed and a spore?
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Re: Ploidy Number

... half of total number of chromosomes Mono– one Di – Two Tetra – four Octa – eight Cell that has only 1 set of chromosomes (no sister chromatids) is monoploid. Monoploid is sometimes treated as synonym of haploid when haploid number happens to be 1. Cell that has 2 of each chromosome (like humans) ...

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by Cat
Fri Mar 07, 2008 6:22 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Ploidy Number
Replies: 3
Views: 5160

A Few Questions--->

... Gametes are sperm or egg cells, they have haploid genome (1/2 number of chromosomes in regular somatic cell) 2. What is the difference between monoploid and diploid cells? monoploid - have one set of chromosomes diploid - have two sets tetraploid - have four sets ... etc. gametes could be called ...

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by Cat
Thu Feb 21, 2008 9:01 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: A Few Questions--->
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