One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- ‘Study of the chromosomes has indicated that the central n = 36 was derived from hexaploidy from n = 12.’
- ‘Mixoploidy has not been reported for Polycelis nigra, but examples from triploidy to hexaploidy and hyperploidy are frequent.’
- ‘Winter wheat is much more resistant than spring barley due to the hexaploidy of its genome (wheat has 42 chromosomes and barley has 14 chromosomes).’
- ‘Wheat's hexaploidy is not homogeneous; three different genomes each contribute 7 chromosomes to give the hexaploid complement of genetic material.’
- ‘However, wheat is a difficult plant in which to undertake targeted gene cloning projects, due to its large genome resulting from hexaploidy and a high fraction of repetitive DNA.’
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