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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How many chromosomes are in a liver cell?

There are 23 pairs (two chromosomes in each pair) in a human liver cell with the total number of individual cells being 46. Every cell in the human body has 23 pairs of chromosomes. At conception, ... Read More »

How many chromosomes are in a woman's egg cell?

The human egg has 23 chromosomes, which is an equal number to the human sperm cell. When combined, they form a human embryo that contains 46 chromosomes. Mutations and birth defects may occur when ... Read More »

How many chromosomes are in a human egg cell?

There are 23 chromosomes in a human egg cell. Of these 23 chromosomes, one is the X chromosome, a sex chromosome. The other 22 chromosomes are called autosomes. Human sperm also contain 23 chromoso... Read More »

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 »