What is tetrad and why is it important?

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A mega or microspore mother cell after undergoing meiosis results in to 4 haploid cells. To begin with these cells (spores) remain enclosed in the cell wall of mother cell, hence called tetrad. The spore further develops in to egg cell or male gametes and are important for sexual reproduction.
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What are tetrads?

Bivalents or Tetrad of homologous chromosomes consisting of four synapsed chromatids that become visible during the Pachytene stage of meiotic prophase or A four-part structur

What is tetrad?

a four-part structure that forms during meiosis .

How many chromatids are in a tetrad?

All tetrads contain four chromatids. Each "leg" is one chromatid. 2 Tetrad = 2 homologous chromosomes 1 homologous chromosome has 2 chromatids joined together by a centromer

How do tetrads form?

Tetrads form in Prophase 1. As the chromatin condenses, special proteins cause the homologus chromosomes to stick together in pairs. The resulting structure has 4 chromatids a

Tetrads are seen where?

Tetrads are groups of four and can refer to genetics, generalrelativity, or chromosomal formation. A tetrad is a group of fourchromatids that are in the first stages of meiosi

A tetrad is composed of?

Tetrads are formed of 2 homologous chromosomes, which are crossing over so there is a total of 4 chromatids. :D

What is the tetrad formation?

During Prophase 1, pairs of homologous chromosomes line up to form tetrads(T) C represents a pair of centrioles that will migrate to the one end of the cell. The term tetrad r
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What is the differences between bivalent and tetrad?

The bivalents are homologous chromosome containing a total of two chromosomes. On the other hand, tetrad is the homologous pair of chromosomes containing four chromosome.
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Is a mule a tetrad?

No a mule is not a tetrad, this is due to the fact that the mule has 63 chromosomes. Mules are a hybrid between the horse and the donkey, and are unable to reproduce due to th