Concept #1: Meiosis Overview
Concept #2: Prophase I and Crossing Over
Concept #3: Metaphase I, Anaphase I, and Telophase I
Concept #4: Meiosis II
Concept #5: Nondisjunction and Independent Assortment
Practice: Which phase of the cell cycle is lacking between the two meiotic divisions?
Practice: A diploid organism has 28 chromosomes. How many chromosomes will the cell have after mitosis but before cytokinesis?
Practice: A scientist observes cells undergoing meiosis. At the end of meiosis I, it is noted that the two resulting daughter cells are both haploid. This is because the cells that resulted from meiosis I are _________ but are composed of two sister chromatids that will be pulled apart during ___________, producing haploid gametes.
Practice: Why do most genes sort independently?