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Mon February 11, 2013 By:
 

why gametes have only one allele while othr cells have a pair of allele?

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Tue February 12, 2013
Gametes are haploid with only one set of chromosomes due to meiosis. Hence they possess only one allele. The somatic cells are diploid with two sets of chromosomes. Hence they possess pair of alleles.
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