Meiosis Variation

Philip Brewer and Daniel Kahill

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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Fertilization

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

zygote.

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Mutations

A change in the order of nitrogen bases in a cell’s DNA that results in

different genetic sequences.

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Nondisjunction

An alteration in which homologous chromosomes fail to separate

normally during meiosis.

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Sources

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