Does the dna of the sperm and egg join together and then replicated?If not,then what happens?

Asked by  | 6th Oct, 2012, 08:09: PM

Expert Answer:

During fertilisation, the fusion of sperm and ovum forms the zygote. Here intermingling of two sets of haploid genes (male and female) occurs to reconstitute a diploid cell. The diploid zygote then divides, during which the chromosomes are also replicated.

Answered by  | 9th Oct, 2012, 08:50: AM

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