In meiosis crossing over is initiated at:

  • Option 1)

    Pachytene

  • Option 2)

    Leptotene

  • Option 3)

    Zygotene

  • Option 4)

    Diplotene    

 

Answers (1)

As discussed in

Meiosis -

Type of cell division that reduces the chromosome number by half, creating four haploid cells, each genetically distinct from the parent cell. 

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 Crossing over takes place in pachytene.


Option 1)

Pachytene

this is the correct option

Option 2)

Leptotene

this is the incorrect option

Option 3)

Zygotene

this is the incorrect option

Option 4)

Diplotene    

this is the incorrect option

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