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Meiosis Help

Post by sparkle080715 » Tue Apr 26, 2005 1:46 am

I am really having a problem diagraming 4N cells. i understand 2N and all but 4n just seems hard for me to "run with" My test is on Wed. so if any of you could help me i would really be grateful!!!!! :!:

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Post by MrMistery » Tue Apr 26, 2005 7:34 pm

If your organism is not diploid(2n), it is tetraploid(4n) then it's gamets and spores will be 2n. Is this what you mean?
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Post by flipboy650 » Thu Jun 23, 2005 2:19 am

what you do is you set 4n equal to the X chromosome. X=4N, and then you solve for N. This means that having 4n will lead you to have 1/4 of the chromosomes you originally had.

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