Asked by  | 22nd Nov, 2009, 08:49: AM

Expert Answer:

Somatic cells do not participate in gamete formation. Hence changes in somatic cells cannot be transferred to the DNA of the germ cells. Only the changes occuring in the DNA of germ cells are heritable. Hence somatic cell cahnges are not heritable.

Answered by  | 23rd Nov, 2009, 09:45: AM

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