Meiosis Summary

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Encyclopedia Articles (5)

1,673 words, approx. 6 pages
Meiosis Meiosis is a type of cell division that, in humans, occurs only in male testes and female ovary tissue, and, together with fertilization, it is the process that is characteristic of sexual rep... Read more
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Nondisjunction Nondisjunction is the failure of two members of a homologous pair of chromosomes to separate during meiosis. It gives rise to gametes with a chromosomal content that is different from t... Read more
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Meiosis Meiosis, also known as reduction division, consists of two successive cell divisions in diploid cells. The two cell divisions are similar to mitosis, but differ in that the chromosomes are dup... Read more
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Meiosis Meiosis, also known as reduction division, consists of two successive cell divisions in diploid cells. The two cell divisions are similar to mitosis, but differ in that the chromosomes are dup... Read more
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Tetrad Analysis Tetrads, the four haploid cell products of a single meiotic division, can be used to study the behavior of chromosomes and genes during meiosis. This kind of analysis is only possible ... Read more