Mitosis and Meiosis

1.Using the terms in cell division: Explain why do siblings (brothers and sisters) not look identical even
though they are from the same gene pool (same mother and father)? Answer should fully describe what
happens in the cell.

  1. (a) In mitosis, how many total chromosomes are in the parent cell? (b) Is the parent cell diploid or
    haploid? (c)How many total chromosomes are in the daughter cells? (d) Are the daughter cells diploid or
    haploid?
  2. Use the below Karyotype (Scroll down) to answer the following questions:
    The diploid number is 46. True or False? EXPLAIN your answer
    The haploid is 23 only. True or False? EXPLAIN your answer
    There 23 homologous chromosome. True or False? EXPLAIN your answer
    What is the sex of this individual? How do you know – EXPLAIN your answer
    This person may experience birth defects? True or False? EXPLAIN your answer

Sample Solution

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