Meiosis AHL

Topic 10.1

10.1.1: Events of Meiosis

Meiosis is a reduction division of a diploid nucleus to form a haploid nucleus. he process includes pairing of homologous chromosomes and crossing over, followed by two divisions where each division includes prophase, metaphase, anaphase, telophase and cytokinesis. The result is four haploid cells, known as gametes.

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Definition homologous chromosomes

10.1.2: Chiasma and the process of crossing over

Definition homologous chromosomes

10.1.3: How meiosis results in infinite genetic variability?

Meiosis and genetic variation

10.1.4: Mendel's Law of Independent Assortment

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Mendel's Law of Independent Assortment

10.1.5: The relationship between Mendel's Law and Meiosis?

Relationship between Mendel's law of assortment and meiosis
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