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- Thu Nov 24, 2005 12:46 pm
- Forum: Cell Biology
- Topic: Hypotonic, Isotonic and Hypertonic solutions
- Replies: 11
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when a cell is put in a hypertonic solution, there is net water movement going out of the cell. this casues the cell content to shrink. when excess water is lost, the cell membrane of the plant cell will separate from the cell wall. this is known as plasmolyis however the cell membrane will not sepa...
i think there are mainly two importance: 1. reduction of chromosome number from diploid to haploid so that the resulatant chromosome number can be constant after the fertilisation process 2. random assortment of chromosome and crossing over give more genetic variation, or formation of new linkage gr...