Chromosome segregation

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Chromosome segregation is a step in cell reproduction or division, where chromosomes pair off with their similar homologous chromosome. In mitosis, a complete copy of each one is made. In meiosis, one chromosome from each pair migrates to opposite ends of the cell and the genes are split to make a gamete.[1]

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  1. ^ Deppe, Carol (1993). Breed your own Vegetable Varieties. Little, Brown & Company. pp. 96–97. ISBN 0-316-18104-8.