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Chromosome question

Discussion in 'DAT Discussions' started by rcwha, Jun 20, 2008.

  1. rcwha

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    Is "X" considered 2 chromosomes (V + V) or just one?
     
  2. rcwha

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    trying to answer my own question here....one X is consided 2 chromosome only when they separate in anaphase but considered 1 chromosome at the start of mitosis?

    so 46 chromosomes at mitosis= 96 chromosomes at anaphase = back to 46 chromosomes in each daughter cell

    am i thinking the right way here?
     
  3. harrygt

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    Yes, you are thinking the right way. I hope you don't mean only the sexual X chromosome by using the letter 'X'. Anyway, for the mitosis of a 2n cell, you will have 4n chromosomes in anaphase.
     

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