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Number of chromosomes

Haploid n

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Product

4 daughter cells that are genetically unique from parent cells

3

Genetic variation how?

Shuffling via DNA recombination

4

What sort of cells undergo this

Gametes ie ovum and sperm

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What type of chromosomes mix

Maternal and Paternal chromosomes = genetically unique germ cells

6

How many stages

Two stages Meiosis 1 and Meiosis 2

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First stage

Premeiotic S phase = 2n to 4n with chromosomes replicating

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Second part

Synapsis and recombination bw prophase homologs

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Third phase

Metaphase 1

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Fourth phase

Anaphase 1

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fifth phase

Metaphase II 2n

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sixth phase

Anaphase II