Explain the difference between chiasmata and crossing over???

Asked by nazia hasan | 13th Apr, 2013, 11:13: PM

Expert Answer:

Chiasmata is the point where two homologous non-sister chromatids exchange genetic material during crossing over whereas crossing over is the process of mutual exchange of segments of non-sister chromatids of homologous chromosomes during the process of meiosis.

Answered by Meghna Thapar | 15th Apr, 2013, 11:54: AM

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