NEET Sample Paper NEET Sample Test Paper-14

  • question_answer If a diploid cell is treated with colchicine then it becomes

    A)  Triploid                      

    B)  Tetraploid

    C)  Diploid                       

    D)  Monoploid

    Correct Answer: B

    Solution :

    Colchicine inhibits spindle formation. Due to which chromatids are unable to separate during the anaphase which results in the doubling of chromosomes. So, if a diploid cell is treated with colchicine, there is doubling of chromosomes and it becomes tetraploid. It's an alkaloid obtained from Colchicum aiitumnale.


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