Biology: The Unity and Diversity of Life (14th Edition)

Published by Brooks/Cole Publishing Co.
ISBN 10: 1305073959
ISBN 13: 978-1-30507-395-1

Chapter 14 - Self-Quiz - Page 231: 11



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Nondisjunction can occur in either mitosis or meiosis, resulting in cells with abnormal chromosome numbers, a condition called aneuploidy. When homologous chromosomes fail to separate during meiosis I or sister chromatids fail to separate in meiosis II or mitosis, aneuploidy results.
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