How many chromosomes are in a sperm cell compared to a skin cell?
Gametes are sex cells. Sex cells, such as sperm and eggs, are important because they allow for sexual reproduction. During sexual reproduction sperm and egg cells fuse and create a new cell called a zygote that will divide and develop into a new organism.
Answer and Explanation:
There are half as many chromosomes in a sperm cell compared to a skin cell. Sperm cells, and other gametes are haploid. This means they only have...
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from Biology 102: Basic GeneticsChapter 6 / Lesson 16