1. the condition of being diploid
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  • A consequence of haplo-diploidy is that, when a female mates with a single male, her daughters have a 75% chance of sharing the same genes (because they all get the same genes from their father) rather than a 50% chance for diploid species. David Sloan Wilson: Truth and Reconciliation for Group Selection IV: The Great Reckoning
  • Ants, bees, and wasps (but not termites) have a peculiar genetic system called haplo-diploidy, in which females are produced sexually and have two sets of genes but males are produced asexually and have one set of genes. David Sloan Wilson: Truth and Reconciliation for Group Selection IV: The Great Reckoning
  • Although sporulation is a clear indication of diploidy, the absence of sporulation is uninformative since some diploids sporulate at very low frequencies.
  • Therefore, these authors suggested diploidy for sturgeon with 120 chromosomes and tetraploidy for sturgeon with 250 chromosomes.
  • What about lateral gene transfer then? does that break the magic line of how much genetic difference constitutes a ‘new’ organism? diploidy? single point mutation? it’s all arbitrary. we can put labels on it for convenience’s sake; but really - we are all really, really, really old. The Earth’s Elder
  • Our findings indicate that in general haplodiploidy and automixis should be more successful than amphimixis or apomixis.
  • But diploidy is an uneasy partnership between two sets of genes, and when partnerships end, things often get acrimonious.
  • Furthermore, it can be shown to hold for PGE with male somatic diploidy and for polyploid apomixis as well.
  • This virtual web server sturdiness diploidy your rutherfordium off with hot dextrose, leader, orthodontic succory, fatalistic christ, and noiselessly. Rational Review
  • Right away, the book stimulated a useful discussion on embryogenesis, haploidy, diploidy, gastrulation, and neurulation. Archive 2006-01-01
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