• Question: how many pairs of chromosomes does a human have?

    Asked by 579genp34 to Fiana on 6 Nov 2018.
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      Fiana answered on 6 Nov 2018:

      Great question! Each cell normally has 23 pairs of chromosomes, so 46 in total. 22 of these pairs are called autosomes and they look the same in males and females. The 23rd pair are the sex chromosomes and these are different in males and females