Meiosis

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Haploid vs Diploid - James Dundon

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  • Answer:

    Meiosis is a type of cell division in which reduces the number of chromosomes by half.

    Explanation:

    Meiosis (not to be confused with mitosis) occurs in every sexually reproducing eukaryote and is required to produce egg and sperm cells. The result of meiosis is four daughter cells.

    https://bio.rutgers.edu/~gb101/lab10_meiosis/meiosis_web/index10.html

  • Answer:

    Failure in proper cell division

    Explanation:

    Non Disjunction is the failure of sister chromatids to separate properly during meiosis due to which abnormal gametes are produced

  • Answer:

    During metaphase I the paternal and maternal chromosomes line up at the equtor, and the homologous ones pair up. Two parts of the chromosomes, one paternal and one maternal join at a point called chiasmata.They both break at this point and the cut pieces are exchanged, i.e, the maternal cut goes to the paternal chromosome and vice versa.

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