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Non-sister chromatid

Definition noun, plural: non-sister chromatids Either of the two chromatids of any of the paired (homologous)... Read More

Homologous chromosome

A homologous chromosome pertains to one of a pair of chromosomes with the same gene sequence, loci, chromosomal length, and... Read More

Sister chromatid

Definition noun, plural: sister chromatids Each of the two identical strands joined by a common kinetochore as a result of a... Read More

Sister chromatids

Definition noun, singular: sister chromatid The two identical strands joined by a common kinetochore as a result of a... Read More

Chromatids

Definition noun, singular: chromatid The two strands joined together by a single centromere, formed from the duplication of... Read More

Chromatid

Definition noun, plural: chromatids Either one of the two strands joined together by a single centromere, formed from the... Read More

Meiosis

What is Meiosis? A simple definition of meiosis would be is this: meiosis is the process of cell division that results in... Read More

Chromatin

Chromatin Definition What is chromatin in a cell? Chromatin is a complex of nucleic acids (e.g. DNA or RNA) and proteins... Read More

Prophase I

Definition noun The first stage in the first meiotic division of meiosis characterized by having five sub-stages namely... Read More

Recombination DNA repair

Recombination DNA Repair Definition Recombination DNA repair is a biological reparative process in response to DNA damage... Read More

Metaphase I

Definition noun The second stage in the first meiotic division after prophase I, and highlights the alignment of paired... Read More

Anaphase I

Definition noun The third stage in the first meiotic division after prophase I, and highlights the separation of paired... Read More

Meiosis II

Definition The second of the two consecutive divisions of the nucleus of eukaryotic cell during meiosis, and composed of the... Read More