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by WiBarcaMa
Wed Dec 16, 2009 10:48 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: The evolution of chromosome numbers. How would it happen?
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The evolution of chromosome numbers. How would it happen?

I'm curious about chromosomal number. Humans have 46 chromosomes and (most/all?) other ape species have 48 chromosomes. Lots of evidence has been gathered, so we're relatively sure that this happened through chromosome fusion. (by the way, this isn't my main question, but it'll be interesting to see...