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## What is the number of possible gametes that can be formed due to independent assortment of chromosomes?

32. Since humans have 46 chromosomes or 23 homologous pairs, what is the number of possible gametes that can be formed due to independent assortment of chromosomes? The number of possible combinations of maternal and paternal chromosomes in the resulting gametes is **223**, or about 8.4 million.

## What is the number of possible genetic combinations due to independent assortment?

This is known as independent assortment. Humans have 46 chromosomes, arranged as 23 pairs. During metaphase I each pair lines up independently, which results in **2 (23) possible** combinations.

## How many possible combinations of chromosomes are there for human gametes?

Humans have 23 pairs of chromosomes. That means that one person could produce 2^{23} different gametes. In addition, when you calculate the possible combinations that emerge from the pairing of an egg and a sperm, the result is **(2 ^{23})^{2} possible combinations**.

## How many different combinations of alleles are possible among the gametes?

Since each parent has four different combinations of alleles in the gametes, there are **sixteen possible combinations** for this cross.

## How many different combinations are possible in the gametes of an organism whose haploid number is 3?

With three pairs of chromosomes, there are 2^{3} = **8 combinations**.

## How many genetically gametes can be produced by independent assortment from a 2n 6 cell?

How many genetically unique gametes can be produced by independent assortment from a 2n=6 cell? Based on the different arrangements of homologous pairs during meiosis I, **8 unique gametes** can be produced.

## What are female gametes?

Gametes are an organism’s reproductive cells. They are also referred to as sex cells. Female gametes are called **ova or egg cells**, and male gametes are called sperm. Gametes are haploid cells, and each cell carries only one copy of each chromosome. … In contrast, each egg cell, or ovum, is relatively large and non-motile.

## What are the products of meiosis in females?

In females, the process of meiosis is called oogenesis, since it produces oocytes and ultimately yields **mature ova(eggs)**. The male counterpart is spermatogenesis, the production of sperm.