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What is the main difference between sperms and eggs of humans? Write the importance of this difference.

 

Answer:

Sperms

Eggs

Contains one of the two types of sex chromosomes ie., either X-chromosomes or Y-chromosomes. 

Contains only type of sex chromosome ie.,  X-chromosomes.

This chromosomal difference helps in sex determination.

  • If a sperm carrying a Y-chromosome fuses with the egg , then the zygote formed will develop into a male.
  • If a sperm carrying a X-chromosome fuses with the egg , then the zygote formed will develop into a female.

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