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Unformatted text preview: gene becomes homozygous Meiotic recombination Occurs in germ cells Frequent: every pairs of homologs has at least one crossover as the physical connection promotes proper segregation at the first meiotic divisions Double crossovers do occur Crossing over is followed by separation of pairs of sister chromatids to opposite poles at Meiosis I Meiotic recombination can produce new combinations of alleles in gametes...
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This note was uploaded on 09/12/2010 for the course AMS 316 taught by Professor Xing during the Spring '09 term at SUNY Stony Brook.
- Spring '09