mitotic crossing over

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Fig. 223 Mitotic crossing-over . Recombination between homologous chromosomes.

mitotic crossing over

a recombination between HOMOLOGOUS CHROMOSOMES in a diploid cell undergoing MITOSIS, producing diploid daughter cells that have a different combination of alleles from that of the original parental cell.
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