Chapter 3 Part 1

Sexual cells do not divide into two identical cells

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Unformatted text preview: e body divide constantly into two identical cells. • Sexual cells do NOT divide into two identical cells, but into four different cells. – A parent female cell produces 4 eggs of which only one survives. – A parent male cell produces 4 sperm, all of which survive. 5 PSYC 2010 (Dr. Escobar) Chapter 3 (part I) - Evolution and genetics The process of meiosis Recombination = some of the genetic material crosses over to the other chromosome. Recombination Genetic variability of the offspring • Recombination can occur at any level of the chromosome = Each sperm and egg are different from each other. • Each sper...
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