Chromosome Numbers

Chromosome Numbers

 

·         Chromosome numbers are very specific for each species of an animal in diploid state (2n).

·         Each gamete is with singleset of chromosome called haploid set (n) or genome.

·         Fertilisationmaintains the diploid state of chromosomes.

 

Chromosome numbers of few animal species are:

Man – 46

Cat – 38

Gorilla – 48

Rat – 42

Frog – 26

Fruit fly – 8

Dog, Hen – 78

Hydra – 32

Cockroach – 34

Pigeon – 80

 

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2 responses to this post.

  1. i need more important some sir

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  2. Posted by shalini on July 1, 2011 at 10:38 am

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