# How can each daughter cell have 46 chromosomes?

## How can each daughter cell have 46 chromosomes?

Mitosis is a fundamental process for life. During mitosis, a cell duplicates all of its contents, including its chromosomes, and splits to form two identical daughter cells. When the sperm and egg cells unite at conception, each contributes 23 chromosomes so the resulting embryo will have the usual 46.

## Why are the 10 chromosomes in each daughter cell?

Mitosis is cell division that results in two daughter cells that are exact replicas of the parent cell in terms of their chromosome complement, but approximately half the size of the parent cell. Therefore, there will be two daughter cells at the end of mitosis. Each will have 10 chromosomes, if the parent cell has 10.

How many daughter cells are in each cell?

four daughter cells
The overall process of meiosis produces four daughter cells from one single parent cell. Each daughter cell is haploid, because it has half the number of chromosomes as the original parent cell.

How many chromosomes are in each daughter cell of mitosis and meiosis?

Each daughter cell will have half of the original 46 chromosomes, or 23 chromosomes. Each chromosome consists of 2 sister chromatids. The daughter cells now move in to the third and final phase of meiosis: meiosis II.

### Is a human cell has 46 chromosomes How many chromosomes will be in each daughter cell?

Each daughter cell will have half of the original 46 chromosomes, or 23 chromosomes. Each chromosome consists of 2 sister chromatids.

### How many are in each daughter cell at the end of mitosis?

Mitosis gets two daughter cells, each diploid (2n) and genetically identical to the parent cell. Meiosis gives four daughter cells, each haploid (n), containing half as many chromosomes as the parent cell and genetically different from the parent cell and from each other.

How many chromosomes are in the new daughter cell mitosis?

The result of mitosis is two identical daughter cells, genetically identical to the original cell, all having 2N chromosomes.

How many chromosomes will each resulting cell have?

By the end of meiosis, the resulting reproductive cells, or gametes, each have 23 genetically unique chromosomes. The overall process of meiosis produces four daughter cells from one single parent cell.

#### How many chromosomes are in the daughter nuclei?

In mitosis, replicated chromosomes divide, leading to identical daughter nuclei with the same number of chromosomes and the same genetic composition as the parents. In human cells, which have 23 pairs of chromosomes, the number of chromosomes (2n = 46) remains unchanged from the beginning till the end of mitosis.