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Unformatted text preview: gous c hromos omes func tion independently ; for c ells entering meios is , homologous c hromos omes pair
Cells entering meios is c ontain twic e as muc h DNA as c ells entering mitos is , whic h is es s ential bec aus e meios is inv olv es two c ell
div is ions .
DNA replic ation before mitos is produc es s is ter c hromatids , whereas DNA replic ation before meios is produc es homologous c hromos omes . Hin t 4. T he centromere
The c entromere is a region of the c hromos ome where s is ter c hromatids attac h to eac h other. The loc ation of the c entromere along the length of the
c hromos ome is identic al for homologous c hromos omes but differs for nonhomologous c hromos omes . se ssion.ma ste r ingbiology.c om/myc t/a ssignme ntPr intVie w? a ssignme ntI D= 2242938 8/28 13- 10- 13 Cha pte r 13 ANSWER: Correct
To unders tand the proc es s of meios is , it is es s ential that y ou c an differentiate between s is ter c hromatids , nons is ter c hromatids , homologous
c hromos omes , and nonhomologous c hromos...
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