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Homologous chromosomes are chromosomes in a biological cell that pair (synapse) during meiosis. The pair are non-identical chromosomes that both contain information for the same biological features and contain the same genes at the same loci but possibly each have different alleles at those genes. For example, the two chromosomes may have genes encoding eye...
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In evolutionary biology, homology refers to any similarity between characteristics that is due to their shared ancestry. The word homologous derives from the ancient Greek ομολογειν, 'to agree'. There are examples in...
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... below illustrate a homologous pair of chromosomes before (on the ... Cells which have two copies of a gene, on a pair of homologous chromosomes. Dominant ...
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The two chromosomes of a pair are called homologous chromosomes. The members of most homologous pairs of chromosomes look alike. ...
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Homologous chromosomes separating in the production of sex cells ... While homologous pairs of chromosomes are independently assorted in meiosis, the ...
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... same locus or position on homologous chromosomes and thus govern the same trait. ... All autosomes and the sex chromosomes of females occur in homologous pairs. ...
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Homologous chromosome summary with 3 pages of encyclopedia entries, essays, summaries, research ... Although homologous chromosomes may differ in the ...
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Definition and other additional information on Homologous chromosome from Biology-Online.org dictionary. ... 1, the homologous chromosomes separate, so that ...
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... other additional information on Homologous chromosomes from Biology-Online.org ... After meiosis 1, the homologous chromosomes separate, so that each of the ...
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To be more precise, two homologous chromosomes contain the same genes in the ... When the homologous chromosome pairs separate (in anaphase I), and when, ...
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Lining Up of Homologous Chromosomes. Genetic Variation ... This occurs when homologous chromosome pairs line up during Metaphase I of Meiosis. ...
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Homologous,chromosome,biological,biology dictionary,biology terminology,biology terms,biology abbreviations ... Homologous Chromosomes ... Homologous chromosomes. ...
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Homologous chromosomes have the same general kind of gene along their length but ... What is curious is the the X and Y chromosomes are not strictly homologous. ...
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