Synaptonemal Complex

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<u></u>The synaptonemal complex is a [[Protein|protein]] which forms between a [[Homolgous chromosomes|homolgous chromosomes]] during the [[Pachytene phase|pachytene phase]] of [[Prophase I|Prophase I]] in [[Meiosis|Meiosis]]. Acting like a 'zipper' it holds the homologous chromosomes together, aligning them perfectly together. <ref>Hartl DL and Jones EW (2009) Genetics: Analysis of Genes and Genomes, Seventh Edition, USA, Jones and Bartlett Publishers</ref>  
 
<u></u>The synaptonemal complex is a [[Protein|protein]] which forms between a [[Homolgous chromosomes|homolgous chromosomes]] during the [[Pachytene phase|pachytene phase]] of [[Prophase I|Prophase I]] in [[Meiosis|Meiosis]]. Acting like a 'zipper' it holds the homologous chromosomes together, aligning them perfectly together. <ref>Hartl DL and Jones EW (2009) Genetics: Analysis of Genes and Genomes, Seventh Edition, USA, Jones and Bartlett Publishers</ref>  
  
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Revision as of 20:51, 29 November 2011

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. [1]

References

  1. Hartl DL and Jones EW (2009) Genetics: Analysis of Genes and Genomes, Seventh Edition, USA, Jones and Bartlett Publishers


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