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Mitosis and meiosis!

Postby Loren4 » Thu Dec 06, 2012 10:16 pm

Which phases of meiosis are different from mitosis?
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Postby gauthum » Sun Dec 09, 2012 4:09 pm

totaly both are different.meiosis is a reduction division.i mean the chromosome number reduces to half at the end.But in mitosis the chromosome remains the same.
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Postby JackBean » Fri Dec 14, 2012 12:07 pm

really? So the S phase is different?
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Re: Mitosis and meiosis!

Postby mavis » Wed Jan 30, 2013 9:00 am

The difference is not on the S phase.
The differences are the meiosis is the reduction of chromosomes number compared parent cell.

In Meiosis Prophase I is different from Prophase in mitosis where there is crossing over occur.

In Metaphase I, the homologous chromosomes are aligned at the equatorial line while metaphase in mitosis not.

In Anaphase I, the homologous chromosomes are separated while sister chromatids are split at centromere in Anaphase of mitosis.

You may get more info about meiosis at http://www.ask4biology.com/cell-biology/meiosis/
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