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Mastering Biology Chapter 13

Dr. Wiens Bio 101
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Human gametes are produced by _____.
Meiosis produces haploid gametes from a diploid parental cell.
Normal human gametes carry _____ chromosomes.
23
A diploid organism whose somatic (nonsex) cells each contain 32 chromosomes produces gametes containing _____ chromosomes.
16 is half of 32.
Which statement correctly describes how cellular DNA content and ploidy levels change during meiosis I and meiosis II?
DNA content is halved in both meiosis I and meiosis II. Ploidy level changes from diploid to haploid in meiosis I, and remains haploid in meiosis II.