What do you mean by homologous chromosomes?

Asked by somyap | 16th May, 2010, 12:12: PM

Expert Answer:

They are chromosomes that pair up and separate during meiosis and generally have the same size, shape, and genetic information. One member of each pair of homologous chromosomes comes from the mother and the other comes from the father.

Answered by  | 17th May, 2010, 12:12: AM

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