Variations Poster

By: Miranda Blankenship

Independent Assortment

The random assortment of homologous chromosomes that occurs during meiosis.

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Crossing Over

The exchange of genetic material that occurs between homologous chromosomes during the beginning of meiosis.

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The joining of egg and sperm (both haploid) to produce a diploid zygote.

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An alteration in which homologous chromosomes fail to separate normally during meiosis.

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A change in the order of nitrogen bases in a cell’s DNA that results in different genetic sequences.

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