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What is the diploid number of chromosomes in a fruit fly?

For the fruit fly, the diploid number is 8, which can be written as 2N = 8, where N represents twice the number of chromosomes in a sperm or egg cell. Some cells contain only a single set of chromosomes, and therefore a single set of genes.

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Likewise, people ask, how many chromosomes are in a haploid cell of a fruit fly?

13. A fruit fly has diploid cells with 8 chromosomes. Explain how many chromosomes are in it's haploid gametes. Diploid cells have 2 homologonous copiesof each chromosomes but haploid gametes only have half of the diploid cell.

how many homologous pairs of chromosomes does a fruit fly have? It has only four pairs of chromosomes – three autosomes, and one pair of sex chromosomes.

People also ask, how many chromosomes are in a fruit fly?

eight chromosomes

What is the diploid number of chromosomes in humans?

46 chromosomes

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