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Question: Which of the following occurs in meiosis but not mitosis?

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  1.  Replication of chromosomes
  2.  Cell division
  3.  Crossing over between homologous chromosomes
  4.  Production of daughter cells that are identical to the starting cell

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3. Crossing over between homologous chromosomes

Crossing over between homologous chromosomes occurs in meiosis but not mitosis.


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Meiosis is a process where a single cell divides twice to produce four cells containing half the original amount of genetic information.

Mitosis is a process where a single cell divides into two identical daughter cells (cell division).

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