How many chromosomes are there in a sea urchin cell?

Answer Echinoids, or sea urchins, normally have 42 to 44 chromosomes per diploid cell, a cell that contains two sets of chromosomes. Sex cells of echinoids contain only one set, giving them what is known... 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 »

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 »

How many chromosomes are in a cell?

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 »

When are chromosomes visible in a cell?

Chromosomes are located in the cell nucleus. Cell division occurs through mitosis and meiosis. During the processes of mitosis and meiosis the chromosomes condense and become visible with a compoun... Read More »