How many genes does each chromosome have?

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Answer from: Douglas Lester, PhD, MSc, BSc (Hons)

Geneticist, Co-Founder & Chief Scientific Officer Fertility Genomics
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Each chromosome has an average of 200 unique sections of 1000s of DNA letters, which makes up all of the 22,000 human genes.

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Chromosomes - how many genes are in each of them?

Genetic research deals with identifying genes on each chromosome. Researchers may use different approaches to predict the number of genes on each chromosome, therefore, the estimated number of genes may vary.

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