Biology, Answering the Big Questions of Life/genetics3

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Human Genetics[edit | edit source]

Sexual reproduction - Human sex cycle. Cells undergo Meiosis.

asexual reproduction - creates clones (organisms with identical genes).

ploidy[edit | edit source]

Cells can have one or more sets of chromosomes.

haploid (1n) one set - sperm, egg
Diploid (2n) two sets - human adult
hexaploid (6n) six sets - wheat
octoploid (8n) eight sets - strawberry