# AP BIOLOGY

## THE CELL

### CELL COMMUNICATION

 Question [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
If a cell has 8 chromosomes at metaphase of mitosis, how many chromosomes will it have during anaphase?
 A 1 B 2 C 4 D 16
Explanation:

Detailed explanation-1: -Therefore, if at metaphase the chromosome are 8 then at anaphase the chromosome count will be double . So the chromosome count will be 16 at anaphase.

Detailed explanation-2: -After mitosis, each of the eight chromosomes are in each daughter cell. These two cells are exact copies of the original cell. We now have enough information to answer our question. In a somatic cell of a fruit fly with eight chromosomes, the number of chromosomes in each daughter cell after mitosis is eight.

Detailed explanation-3: -Meiosis I is reductional division. Hence if the mother cell has 8 chromosomes, after meiosis I the progeny cells will have 4 chromosomes or 8 chromatids.

Detailed explanation-4: -This is because when a cell undergoes mitosis, the amount of chromosomes in that cell will double (in this scenario into 16 chromosomes), but will later be divided into the two daughter cells (8 chromosomes each).

Detailed explanation-5: -Answer and Explanation: The daughter cells would all have 8 chromosomes just like the original parent cell.

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