S x. MEIOSIS. Cell Reproduction. Meiosis. The form of cell division by which gametes (Sex cells), with half the number of chromosomes, are produced. Diploid (2n) haploid (n) Meiosis is used for sexual reproduction.
100 % of original DNA
50 % of original DNA
a. 22 pairs of autosomes (body structures)
b. 1 pair of sex chromosomes (Determine gender)
In Humans the “Sex Chromosomes” are the 23rd set
XX chromosome - female
XY chromosome - male