You Ask! We Count!

Number of chromosomes in mitosis

How many chromosomes are there in mitosis?

46

It is widely known the fact that there are two types of nuclear division: mitosis, where the nucleus divides into two identical nuclei, and meiosis, which results in the production of four nuclei with half the original number of chromosomes of the parent cell.  It is interesting to know that after mitosis two identical cells are created with the same original number of chromosomes, 46.  Do not forget the fact that the diploid cell has two of each chromosome, one from each parent.

This fact is verified on : August 26, 2014.





Leave a Response