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Describe Chiasmata And Draw a Diagram to Illustrate Your Answer - Biology

Describe Chiasmata and Draw a diagram to illustrate your answer.

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Chiasmata: The beginning of diplotene is recognized by the dissolution of the synaptonemal complex and the tendency of the synapsed homologous chromosomes of the bivalents to separate from each other except at the sites of crossovers. These points of attachment (X-shaped structures) between the homologous chromosomes are called chiasmata

Concept: Meiosis - Meiosis I
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NCERT Class 11 Biology Textbook
Chapter 10 Cell Cycle and Cell Division
Q 7.3 | Page 172
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