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Meiosis by Mind Map: Meiosis
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Meiosis

Prophase 1

In prophase I of Meiosis I a cell grows and squooshes its chromatin like in mitosis but it also does "crossing over" where the chomosomes move next to each other and trade genes.

Metaphase 1

Then in metaphase the chromosomes line up down the middle in pairs instead of single, and the get ready to split.

Anaphase 1

But in meiosis the chromosomes dont split at the centromeres in anaphase I, they separate together into two diploid cells with telophase.

Telophase 1

Cell splits into two new diploid cells.

Prophase 2

In prophase 2 the cell grows and the chromatin squooshe into chromosems and loose the nuclear membrane.

Metaphase 2

Then in metaphase the chromosomes line up down the middle of the cell ready for anaphase two.

Anaphase 2

In anaphase the chromosomes split at their centromeres and go to either end of the cell.

Telophase 2

In telophase the chromosomes unsquooshe and form four new nuclei and the cell membranes and cytoplasm pinch and split.