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10.13: Introduction to Meiosis

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    Identify the stages of meiosis by picture and by description of major milestones; explain why meiosis involves two rounds of nuclear division

    Just what is the difference between mitosis and meiosis? We know that mitosis produces autosomes; meiosis produces sex chromosomes. Let’s learn just how similar and different these processes are.

    What You’ll Learn to Do

    • Identify the stages of meiosis
    • Describe the steps of meiosis I
    • Describe the steps of meiosis II

    Learning Activities

    The learning activities for this section include the following:

    • Stages of Meiosis
    • Meiosis I
    • Meiosis II
    • Meiosis
    • Self Check: Meiosis

    Contributors and Attributions

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    • Authored by: Shelli Carter and Lumen Learning. Provided by: Lumen Learning. License: CC BY: Attribution

    10.13: Introduction to Meiosis is shared under a not declared license and was authored, remixed, and/or curated by LibreTexts.

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