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In certain fungi, the transformation of a diploid into a haploid cell by progressive loss of chromosomes due to nondisjunction.
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The latter is particularly important for predicting Hurthle cell carcinomas, which are known to have a characteristic pattern of CNAs with almost complete genome haploidization
In most haploidization
experiments, spontaneous doubling of chromosome numbers is perceived as a benefit, albeit an unpredictable one.
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and formation of artificial gametes by fusion of oocytes and non-germline cells will create gametes with potential use in reproduction.