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Chiasmata in chromosome of Maize (Zea)

The photo shows two pairs of synapsed chromatids, with five chiasmata between various pairs of the upper and lower pairs. Note that chiasmata occur only between one member of the top pair and one of the bottom pair, never within pairs.


Figure ©2002 by Griffiths et al.; all text material ©2014 by Steven M. Carr