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Life Cycle

  1. Karyogamy, or nuclear fusion, occurs in the zygospore, which is the only diploid phase in the life cycle.

Haploid Cells

  1. In the whole cycle, gametes are usually the only haploid cells, and mitosis usually occurs only in the diploid phase.

Diploid Phase

  1. During sexual reproduction there is a diploid phase which commonly is very short, and meiosis restores the haploid state.
  2. The dominant phase is haploid, while the diploid phase is only a few cells (often only the single celled zygote, as in Chlamydomonas).
  3. However, if two cells of opposite mating types meet, they can fuse and enter the diploid phase of the cell cycle.


  1. Haploid State
  2. Haploid Cells
  3. Cell Cycle > Mitosis
  4. Nature > Life > Reproduction > Sexual Reproduction
  5. Cell Cycle
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