How many autosomes do humans have?

1 Answer
Nov 17, 2016

Human somatic cells have 22 pairs of autosomes and a pair of sex chromosomes.


In human somatic cells the number of chromosomes present is 23 pairs. Out of 23 pairs of chromosomes 22 pairs are autosomes and a pair of sex chromosome.
Autosomes can be photographed and arranged as per length. This is karyotyping. The sex chromosomes are odd arranged separately.