Ch8 Autosomes and sex chromosomes. thanks for the help

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compare and contrast autosomes and sex chromosomes

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• Autosomes are homologous chromosomal pairs and sex chromosomes are partially homologous chromosomal pairs.

• Sex chromosomes involve in sex determination and autosomes do not involve in sex determination.

• In sex chromosomes, Y chromosome is shorter and in autosomal pairs both the chromosomes are of the same height.

• In sex chromosomal pair, the position of the centromere may not be the same and, in autosomal pairs, the position of the centromere is the same.

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