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# The number of chromosomes in normal humans is $$46$$. After meiosis in sperm production, the number of chromosomes and the number of resulting cells would be

A
46,2
B
23,2
C
46,1
D
23,1
E
23,4

Solution

## The correct option is E $$23, 4$$Meiosis is the reductional division that reduces the number of chromosomes to half in the daughter cells and makes total 4 cells per division. Meiosis in primary spermatocytes (2n=46) produces four sperms, each carrying 23 chromosomes. Thus, the correct answer is option E.Biology

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