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[ANIMATIONS][MEIOSIS]

MITOSIS vs MEIOSIS I

This animation follows the first part of the overhead for Meiosis.

NOTE 1) the difference in the line up of the chromosomes in Mitosis vs Meiosis. 2) number of microtubule "ropes" pulling the chromosomes. 3) how chromosomes or pairs end up in each new cell. [assortment is random]

Next see Meiosis II

Windows: Right click on animation and choose save to file

Macintosh: Hold click on animation and choose save to file

© 2002 Chris Patton
Stanford University