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Unformatted text preview: gametes o meiosis I : reduction division (2n to n) synapsis : during prophase, homologous chromosomes pair & exchange genetic information tetrads or bivalents cross over at similar regions independent assortment : during metaphase, homologous chromosomes line up in pairs at metaphase plate; either maternal or paternal chromosome of each homologous pair can be on a given side of equator both events lead to genetic variation in gametes o meiosis II: equatorial division (chromatids distributed equally) mitotic-like division; duplicated chromosomes separated Page3...
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This note was uploaded on 12/04/2011 for the course ANTHRO 2000 taught by Professor Monicaoyola during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.
- Fall '10