Biology (11th Edition)

Published by McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 10: 1-25918-813-2
ISBN 13: 978-1-25918-813-8

Chapter 11 - Sexual Reproduction and Meiosis - Review Questions - Synthesize: 1a


Please see the image. Note that M stands for maternal and P for paternal, and that there are 3 pairs of homologs since the cell is diploid and there are 6 total chromosomes. The different pairs of homologs are indicated using different kinds of lines to draw them.

Work Step by Step

Consider the number of chromosomes (6) and the fact that this a diploid cell (6/2=3 pairs). One of each homolog must be from each parent, mother/maternal or father/paternal.
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