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how is the way you look passed on
chromosomes
almost every cellin your body carries 46 structes called
chromosomes
what are sex cells called and what can they do
the are gametes and they have the ability to pass on traits to a new generation
each sperm cell and each egg cell carry only...chromosomes
23
which gamete contains mitochondria
sperm
explain the importance of the genetic code
it is the blueprint for who you are
why is it important for the serm and the ovum to carry only 23 chromosomes
for genetic variation
why is it important for the sperm cell to possess so many mitochondria
so it has enough energy to reach the egg