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A dyad is composed a pair of [[Homologous chromosomes|homologous chromosomes]] or [[Sister chromatids|sister chromatids]]. It can be found during Anaphase 1 of [[Meiosis|Meiosis]] at a process called [[Disjunction|disjunction]]. The tetrad migrates into opposite poles of the cell as they are divided into two, which are the dyads&nbsp;<ref>Alberts, Johnson, Lewis, Morgan, Raff, Roberts and Walter (2015) Molecular biology of the cell 6th Edition. New York. Garland Science, Taylor and Francis Group.</ref>.  
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A dyad is composed a pair of [[Homologous chromosomes|homologous chromosomes]] or [[Sister chromatids|sister chromatids]]. It can be found during [[Anaphase|anaphase]] 1 of [[Meiosis|Meiosis]] at a process called [[Disjunction|disjunction]]. The tetrad migrates into opposite poles of the cell as they are divided into two, which are the dyads&nbsp;<ref>Alberts, Johnson, Lewis, Morgan, Raff, Roberts and Walter (2015) Molecular biology of the cell 6th Edition. New York. Garland Science, Taylor and Francis Group.</ref>.  
  
 
During Meiosis II, the process starts with dyads (2 [[Haploid|haploid]] cells) instead of [[Tetrad|tetrads]], which is similar to [[Mitosis|Mitosis]]&nbsp;<ref>http://cyberbridge.mcb.harvard.edu/mitosis_7.html (accessed December 2015)</ref>.  
 
During Meiosis II, the process starts with dyads (2 [[Haploid|haploid]] cells) instead of [[Tetrad|tetrads]], which is similar to [[Mitosis|Mitosis]]&nbsp;<ref>http://cyberbridge.mcb.harvard.edu/mitosis_7.html (accessed December 2015)</ref>.  

Latest revision as of 10:49, 4 December 2015

A dyad is composed a pair of homologous chromosomes or sister chromatids. It can be found during anaphase 1 of Meiosis at a process called disjunction. The tetrad migrates into opposite poles of the cell as they are divided into two, which are the dyads [1].

During Meiosis II, the process starts with dyads (2 haploid cells) instead of tetrads, which is similar to Mitosis [2].

References

  1. Alberts, Johnson, Lewis, Morgan, Raff, Roberts and Walter (2015) Molecular biology of the cell 6th Edition. New York. Garland Science, Taylor and Francis Group.
  2. http://cyberbridge.mcb.harvard.edu/mitosis_7.html (accessed December 2015)

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