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Unformatted text preview: -in plants, the haploid part is more prominent, unlike in humans merosis starts the haploid phase, fertilization starts the diploid stage meiosis starts with replication of DNA (sister chromatids connected at centromere) meiosis I separates the two homologous chromosomes meiosisII separates the two sister chromatids which chromosomes goes to which cell is random (law of indepentend assortment) crossing over (parts of the chromosomes recombine) random fertilization events (which sperm fertilizes which eggs is completely randsom) in prophase I crossing over exhchange of the chromosome arms called chiasmata synapse-the holding together of homologous chromosomes during prophase I each zygote can creat 2 to the 23 x 2 to the 23 combinations evolution-change in gene frequencies of a population over time...
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