Campbell Biology (11th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-13409-341-0
ISBN 13: 978-0-13409-341-3

Chapter 13 - 13.3 - Concept Check - Page 265: 1


In metaphase of mitosis, duplicated DNA molecules are identical chromatids attached at their centromeres. In metaphase II, the chromatids are ones which have undergone recombination and are non-identical.

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This question asks you to focus on one key difference between mitosis and meiosis-- recombination --and what difference that makes at the stage of metaphase. See. Fig. 13.10 for a helpful graphic.
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