Meiosis

Fun facthseet on meiosis. Includes the stages and the importance of it.

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Meiosis
Formation of gametes
Produces gametes with only half the number of chromosomes, called the haploid
number.
This form of cell division takes place in ovaries and testes.
Has two important roles
Meiosis
For genetic variation to occur then shuffling of existing material into new
combinations during meiosis is important. Shuffling involves: independent
assortment and crossing over.

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