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10th of March 2017
Biology
Q:

What would be the ratio of chromosome number between an egg and its zygote?

Vijay Jethi - CBSE - Class X

Friday, March 10, 2017 at 17:59:PM

A:

Hi Vijay,

In human beings, the egg cell is haploid while the zygote is diploid in nature. There are 23 chromosomes in an egg cell and 46 chromosomes in a zygote. Therefore, the ratio of chromosome number between an egg and a zygote would be 1:2.

Friday, March 10, 2017 at 18:08:PM