The members of each chromosome

The members of each chromosome - information for blond...

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The members of each chromosome pair within a cell are called  homologous chromosomes Homologous chromosomes are similar but not identical.  They may carry different versions of the same genetic information.  For instance, one homologous chromosome may carry the 
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Unformatted text preview: information for blond hair while the other homologous chromosome may carry the information for black hair. As a cell prepares to enter meiosis, each of its chromosomes has duplicated, as in mitosis. Each chromosome thus consists of two chromatids....
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