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Segregation

segregation

1. The act of segregating, or the state of being segregated; separation from others; a parting.

2. (Science: geology) separation from a mass, and gathering about centers or into cavities at hand through cohesive attraction or the crystallizing process.

3. (genetic) the formation of unique gametes from the genotype of the parents source: WiseIdiot

Origin: L. Segregatio: cf. F. Segregation.


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Need some help segregation - independent assortment!!!

All diploid organisms have a pair of alleles for a particular trait. These alleles are present on homologous chromosomes. Segregation means that these alleles are separated during gamete formation and there is only one allele in a gamete, not both. Independent assortment states that ...

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by supersapien
Fri Nov 29, 2013 2:36 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Need some help segregation - independent assortment!!!
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Need some help segregation - independent assortment!!!

How does the segregation of genes on the same chromosome differ from independent assortment of genes on different chromosomes??? If some one could help it would be grand :)

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by fernac13
Thu Nov 28, 2013 4:23 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Need some help segregation - independent assortment!!!
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Views: 2317

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... of crossing over occuring in meiosis I in each of the cells and the fact that each of the cells is already different because of the independent segregation in anaphase I. If crossing over was exactly the same in every cell in meiosis I and there was no independent segregation, then we could ...

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by leeroykincaid
Tue Apr 23, 2013 8:40 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: independent assortment
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Views: 4129

Re: Animal cell nucleus shape changes

... contents of the nucleus of a cell. As the cell prepares to divide i.e. enters mitosis or meiosis. Chromatin packages more tightly to facilitate segregation of the chromosomes during anaphase.

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by andrewpasha
Fri Nov 16, 2012 2:59 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Animal cell nucleus shape changes
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Views: 9259

Genetics Homeworkkk!!! PLEASE HELP

... help with this problem: How many different gametes does tetrahybrid create if two locuses are totally tied and other two locuses have independent segregation? How many genotips can that tetrahybrid give with self-fertilization? I am not sure if I translated that right but I hope you will understand ...

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by runaway
Sat Nov 03, 2012 9:33 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Genetics Homeworkkk!!! PLEASE HELP
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