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What are the steps of meiosis?
Prophase, metaphase, anaphase, telophase.
Describe the steps of prophase.
-Chromosomes become visibile
-Consist of two sister chromatids
-Centrioles migrate to opposite poles
-Nucleolus & nuclear envelope disintegrate
-Spindle is formed
Describe the process of metaphase.
Chromosome arrange and become attached to spindle at centromere.
Describe the process of anaphase.
-The centromeres divide.
-Sister chromatids move to opposite poles (due to spindle shortening)
Describe the process of telophase.
-The chromatids reach their respective poles, uncoil and become invisible.
-Spindle fibres disintegrate
-Nuclear envelope reform; nucleoli reappears.