Biology

Question

An organism has 18 chromosomes in its body cells. Its sex cells have 9 chromosomes.

Which statement correctly explains this?

Its body cells are haploid and a result of mitosis.
Its sex cells are diploid and a result of mitosis.
Its sex cells are haploid and a result of meiosis.
Its body cells are diploid and a result of meiosis.

2 Answer

  • Answer:

    it is c

    Explanation:

  • If organism has 18 chromosomes in its body cells. Its sex cells have 9 chromosomes then Its sex cells are haploid and a result of meiosis.

    Are sex cells haploid or diploid?

    Humans are diploid, and most of the body's cells contain 23 chromosomes pairs. Human gametes (egg and sperm cells), however, contain a single set of chromosomes and are said to be haploid.

    Does each cell have 23 pairs of chromosomes?

    Humans contains 23 pairs of chromosomes, that makes a total of 46.  22 of these pairs are called autosomes, look the same in both males and females.

    How many chromosomes does a haploid cell have?

    Gametes are haploid cells that contain 23 chromosomes, each of which a one of a chromosome pair that exists in diploid cells.

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