Meiosis

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Meiosis produces four daughter cells nuclei, each with half the number of chromosomes as the parent cell. The type of nuclear division in which the chromosome number is halved.

 

Interphase

  • the cell enlarges
  • chromosomes replicate
  • centrioles replicate

 

Prophase 1

  • chromosomes condense and align
  • portions of chromosomes are deleted and replaced - crossing over
  • nucleolus dissipates
  • centrioles migrate to opposite sides of cell
  • spindle fibre network forms

 

Metaphase 1

  • nuclear envelope and

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