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- n. The condition where cells have four of each chromosome.
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Evidence for degenerate tetraploidy in bdelloid rotifers.
The chromosome number of 2n = 52 suggests tetraploidy.
Improvement of Plantago ovate Forsk. through tetraploidy and mutation breeding Indian Journal of Agricultural Science, 45, 426 - 429.
But giantism may occur without tetraploidy, and vice versa.
The intimate connection between tetraploidy, aneuploidy and cancer development suggests that Nek7 deregulation can induce oncogenesis.
Maize's tetraploidy was recent enough a lot of the genes that have been killed by deletions like still hanging around.
Its current haploid number of ten is the result of breaking and joining twenty chromosomes present right after the tetraploidy.