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Synapsis in prophase 1 of meiosis

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Synapsis in prophase 1 of meiosis

Postby seasquirt » Sun Dec 30, 2007 11:43 am

Please can anyone explain how this happens? How do homologous chromosomes identify each other to pair up? Also What molecular machinery is involved in crossing over and ensuring that it happens at the same point on the two chromosomes?
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