Anyone got notes on meiosis plz?

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Posted Tue 1st May, 2012 @ 16:59 by :) PurpleJaguar (: - Team GR

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Meiosis is basically the cell division process which helps to make gametes [sex cells] from ordiinary 46-chromosome cells.  It is the process that is vital in sexual reproduction. If it didn't exist, we wouldn't be here.  The animals wouldn't be here.

Basic Facts about Meiosis
*Meiosis only occurs in the sexual organs of an organisms
*It results of making sex cells called gametes
*Four daughter cells are produced
*Each of the cells produced are entirely unique and have a different genetic make up
*This increases the genetic variation and improves a species survival
*Each cell produced from this cell division would have half the set of chromosomes of their parents (eg.  a human has 46 chromosomes in a cell so the daughter cells from meiosis would count up 23 chromosomes

for more notes go to its a good article that is where i got the information from =] hope it helped anyway =D

Answered Tue 1st May, 2012 @ 18:43 by naz
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thanks for these notes they were rele helpful :)

Answered Tue 1st May, 2012 @ 18:52 by :) PurpleJaguar (: - Team GR