Biology, Answering the Big Questions of Life/genetics3

INTERMEDIATE

Human GeneticsEdit

Sexual reproduction - Human sex cycle. Cells undergo Meiosis.


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


ploidyEdit

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