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Solution for If the Number of Chromosomes in an Endosperm Cell is 27, What Will Be the Chromosome Number in the Definitive Nucleus? - HSC Science (General) 12th Board Exam - Biology

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If the number of chromosomes in an endosperm cell is 27, what will be the chromosome number in the definitive nucleus?

  1. 9
  2. 18
  3. 27
  4. 36

Solution

(b) 18
Endosperm is triploid (3n) = 27. Hence, n = 9. Definitive nucleus, i.e. the secondary nucleus is diploid, i.e. 2n. Therefore, the number of chromosomes is 18.

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