Meiosis

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Interphase

·         DNA replicates

·         Organelles replicate

·         More ATP is released

·         There is more protein synthesis

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Prophase I

·         Chromosomes condense

·         Bivalents formed

·         Centrioles move to opposite poles

·         Spindle fibres formed

·         Crossing over

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Metaphase I

·         Bivalents line up on equator

·         Independent Random Assortment of Maternal and Paternal Chromosomes

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Anaphase I

·         Spindles contract

·         Chromosomes pulled to opposite poles

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Telophase I

·         Two new nuclei are formed

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Prophase II

·         Spindle fibres reform

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Metaphase II

·         Chromosomes line up on equator

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Anaphase II

·         Spindle contracts

·         Centromere splits

·         Chromatid pulled to opposite poles

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Telophase II

·         Cytokinesis

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