Determine how many chromosomes are in the mule karyotype.

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Mating between a male donkey (2n = 62) and a female horse (2n = 64) produces sterile mules.

Recently, however, a very rare event occurred-a female mule gave birth to an offspring by mating with a horse.

 

Part A

Determine how many chromosomes are in the mule karyotype.

 

Part B

How many chromosomes does the mule-horse offspring carry?

 

asked Nov 23, 2012 in Genetics by GeneX ~Top Expert~ (7,947 points)
    

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Part A

63

 

Part B

63 or 64

answered Nov 23, 2012 by GeneX ~Top Expert~ (7,947 points)

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