One of these is my son, the other my husband. Meiotic recombination is amazing.
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What’s meiotic recombination in layperson’s terms?
Meiosis is the specialized cell division that gametes (egg or sperm) undergo to leave them with half the number of chromosomes of a normal cell (Thus when they combine, they have the full number of chromosomes). Recombination happens during this process to kind of mix up the genes between the chromosomes.
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