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Haploid

Haploid is the quality of a cell or organism having a single set of chromosomes. Organisms that reproduce asexually are haploid. Sexually reproducing organisms are diploid (having two sets of chromosomes, one from each parent). In humans, only their egg and sperm cells are haploid.

Date:June 12, 2010
Credit:Darryl Leja, NHGRI
Dimensions:1522 x 1651
File Size:779 Kb
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