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 How many chromosomes are in a cell?

Answer A human body cell contains 46 chromosomes, according to the National Human Genome Research Institute. Chromosomes are organized in pairs, and each cell has 23 pairs. Women have two X chromosomes, w... Read More »
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Which cell structure physically moves the cell's chromosomes?

Microtubules physically move the cell's chromosomes during mitosis and meiosis. The microtubules connect to the kinetochores at the center of each chromosome pair and eventually shorten to pull the... Read More »
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How many chromosomes are in a dog's cell?

Dogs have 78 chromosomes in each cell of their body, according to the Singapore Science Centre. This are 32 more chromosomes per cell in comparison to the 46 chromosomes per cell found in a human b... Read More »
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How many chromosomes are in a parent cell?

A parent cell always has a pair of every chromosome, so to determine the number of chromosomes in a parent cell, take the number of different chromosomes and double it. This means, for example, tha... Read More »
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How many chromosomes are in a skin cell?

Like all cells in the human body, a skin cell contains 46 total chromosomes, according to the U.S. Department of Energy Biological and Environmental Research. The chromosomes are arranged in pairs,... Read More »
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