autosomes

Asked by kanishkaaggarwal | 9th Oct, 2009, 08:23: PM

Expert Answer:

A chromosome that is not a sex chromosome is an autosome. It occurs in pairs in somatic cells and singly in sex cells (gametes). They contain information (gene sequences) available to both sexes. in humans, there are 22 pairs of autosomes.

Answered by  | 11th Oct, 2009, 07:02: PM

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