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Set 7: Chromosomes Part II Euploidy, Monoploidy, Triploidy, Tetraploidy

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Department
Biology
Course
BIOL 239
Professor
Christine Dupont
Semester
Winter

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Euploidy Jan 31 2011Euploids gain or lose entire sets of chromosomes Ie Humans are euploid species because were diploidPolyploids euploids that carry three or more complete sets of chromosomes Eg triploids tetraploidsMonoploids one complete set of chromosomes usually infertile because cant go through meiosisTo make a monoploid does not involve fertilization Females go through parthenogenesis embryo develops from unfertilized gamete Eg Sterile male worker beesTriplods are the result of mating diploids with tetraploi
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