Synaptonemal Complex

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The synaptonemal complex is a protein which forms between a homolgous chromosomes during the pachytene phase of Prophase I in Meiosis. Acting like a 'zipper' it holds the homologous chromosomes together, aligning them perfectly together.<ref>Hart D.L and Jones E.W (2009) Genetics: Analysis of Genes and Genomes, 7th Edition, Jones and Bartlett's Publishers, p.124, p.731</ref> <br><br>
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<u></u>The synaptonemal complex is a protein which forms between a homolgous chromosomes during the pachytene phase of Prophase I in Meiosis. Acting like a 'zipper' it holds the homologous chromosomes together, aligning them perfectly together.<br><br>

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The synaptonemal complex is a protein which forms between a homolgous chromosomes during the pachytene phase of Prophase I in Meiosis. Acting like a 'zipper' it holds the homologous chromosomes together, aligning them perfectly together.

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