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23 July, 17:37

Is there any reason that meiosis could not occur in an organism whose genome is always haploid?

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  1. 23 July, 19:10
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    Meiosis is the process of cell division in which a single parent cell divides into four daughter cells. This type of division generally occurs in the gametic cells. This division is also known as reduction division.

    The chromosome number is reduced to half in daughter cells in case of meiosis. The meiosis division does not occur in haploid cells because if the meiosis occur in haploid cell (X) there chromosome number reduces upto half (X/2). The half chromosome number in the haploid cell will be fatal for the organism and the organism will die.
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