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Unformatted text preview: metaphase plate. 5. Know that microtubules are involved in the movement of chromosomes during mitosis and that they originate from a microtubule-organizing center known as the centrosome. 6. Know that the point of attachment of sister chromatids to each other is the centromere and that microtubules attach to chromosomes at the kinetechore. 7. Understand that the goal of meiosis is to separate homologous chromosomes and produce haploid gametes. 8. Know that during Meiosis I, homologous chromosomes are separated (leading to haploid cells) and that crossing over occurs. 9. Know that Meiosis II is essentially the same as mitosis resulting in the separation of sister chromatids. 10. Understand that diversity in organisms results from independent assortment of homologous chromosomes, independent assortment, and random fertilization....
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