If mistakes occur during meiosis the resulting egg

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Unformatted text preview: ypothesis to explain meiosis is that genetically varied offspring are more likely to thrive in environments where parasites and disease are common. ♣If mistakes occur during meiosis, the resulting egg and sperm cells may contain the wrong number of chromosomes. It is rare for offspring with an incorrect number of chromosomes to develop normally. Each organism has a characteristic number o...
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This note was uploaded on 02/13/2014 for the course BIO 103 taught by Professor Heidielmendorf during the Fall '10 term at Georgetown.

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