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Interkinesis or interphase II is a period of rest that cells of some species enter during meiosis, between meiosis I and meiosis II. No DNA replication occurs during Interkinesis, however does occur during the Interphase I stage of meiosis (See meiosis I). Many plants skip telophase I and interkinesis, going immediately into prophase II. Each chromosome still consists of two chromatids.
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