Chapter 09 Meiosis

Chapter 09 Meiosis - Each zygote is DIPLOID or contains 46...

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Mitosis Vs. Meiosis Mitosis gives two cells: Diploid These two cells contain 46 chromosomes Meiosis gives four cells: Haploid These four contain 23 chromosomes Meiosis creates Sex (germ) cells, eggs and sperm Mitosis creates Body (somatic) cell
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Meiosis- Division of Sex Cells Meiosis is mitosis done twice FERTILIZATION is when Gametes (egg and sperm) fuse to produce a single cell called a Zygote The end products of Meiosis are 4 gametes which are HAPLOID or contain 23 chromosomes each
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Unformatted text preview: Each zygote is DIPLOID or contains 46 chromosomes Genetic Shuffle Genes are shuffled to create variety in the gene pool. Variety makes the species stronger, less disease Meiosis only has genetic crossover Each potential lineup gives different gene combinations in the final gamete called genetic recombination Four cells are produced in oogenisis which is creation of the oocyte or egg yet ____ egg is distribute to the uterius...
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This note was uploaded on 10/05/2011 for the course MCB 2010 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '11 term at Broward College.

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