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Post by maingroupe » Sun Mar 09, 2008 1:23 pm

a newbie here would appreciate any kind of help with this question:

we know that a cell has seven linear chromosomes. does this enable us to predict whether the cell is haploid or diploid? why(not)?

thanks in advance.

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Post by mith » Sun Mar 09, 2008 3:17 pm

Assume it is diploid, what would happen at meiosis?

#note this test does not necessarily apply to bacteria which do not go thru meiosis.
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