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Pertaining to meiosis.

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unbalanced gender ratios of offspring

... would ensure that only super-fit males manage to breed? I do not know what is the exact reason for even sex rations, but reliance solely on the meiotic division sounds like a suspiciously simple answer, since nature would have surely found a means to alter the sex rations if there was a need ...

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by biohazard
Tue Jun 18, 2013 11:51 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: unbalanced gender ratios of offspring
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meiome and genome

... that during meiosis, specific genes are more highly transcribed, and these are called the meiome, the term used in functional genomics for the meiotic transcriptome.[1][2] Meiosis is a key feature for all sexually reproducing eukaryotes in which homologous chromosome pairing, synapse and recombination ...

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by mattw
Sun May 05, 2013 2:58 am
Forum: Genetics
Topic: meiome and genome
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Human Pathology 'Multiple-Choice Questions'

... & below normal plasma FSH levels. d. above normal plasma LH levels & above normal plasma FSH levels. 8. Which of the following induces meiotic progress of a primary oocyte to a secondary oocyte? a. The estradiol surge during the second half of the follicular phase b. The midcycle surge ...

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by ScrimmSphere
Mon Feb 04, 2013 11:03 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Human Pathology 'Multiple-Choice Questions'
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Genetics with Mitosis and Meiosis

... this organism and that the two genes involved asoort independently. 2. State Mendels law of independent assortment and explain why it applies to meiotic cell division but NOT apply to mitotic cell division . I also have to refer to the diagram that would be drawn with question 1. Please please ...

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by 1fh2
Tue Jan 29, 2013 1:23 am
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Genetics with Mitosis and Meiosis
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Views: 9248

Theories - Origin of Life

... parameters. This does not make them predetermined (that is, nonrandom with respect to every parameter), as you seem to be arguing. For example, meiotic crossing over is essentially a series of translocations, and they are nonrandom in that they only occur in a very specific circumstance, but ...

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by AstraSequi
Tue Mar 27, 2012 2:25 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
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