diakinesis


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diakinesis

[dī·ə·kə′nē·səs]
(cell and molecular biology)
The last stage of meiotic prophase, when the chromatids attain maximum contraction and the bivalents move apart and position themselves against the nuclear membrane.
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Trivalent configurations at diakinesis, and their nearly balanced disjunction, as evident from the MII counts, support this hypothesis.
The chromosomes in precocious migration in metaphases I may have originated from univalents in diakinesis or have been a result of precocious terminalization of chiasma and the late terminalization of these chiasmas makes the laggard chromosomes in anaphase I (SOUZA-KANESHIMA et al., 2010).
The chromosome pairing, analyzed at diakinesis stage of meiosis, was primarily bivalent in all hybrids (Fig.
Presence of the trivalent/univalent configuration at diakinesis suggests that either complete quadrivalent configurations were not attained, or that synapsis of the medial acrocentric element was sufficiently delayed such that crossing over did not occur between the metacentric and the medial acrocentric elements in these cells.
Cytogenetic analyses reveal formation of multivalents at diakinesis, in the polyploid species like P pseudo-orientale and in its hybrids with diploid species.
grossum surfacespread spermatocytes reaffirmed the correlation previously found between the extent of synapsis at "pachytene" and the localization of chiasmata at diplotene, diakinesis and metaphase I (Fletcher 1977, Wallace & Jones 1978).
In meiocytes with one B chromosome, they (chromosomes) appear as univalent in diakinesis and metaphases I; when in number of two, they form bivalents.
Fan and Tai (1985) reported high frequencies (14.7 and 61.9%) of PMCs with a trivalent configuration at diakinesis in two monosomics in rapeseed (Brassica napus L., 2n = 4x = 38).
Meiotic analyses of C-banded diakinesis and metaphase I configurations from a variety of Peromyscus species, including three (P.
The meiotic analysis of Aster squamatus showed 10 chromosomes in bivalent associations (II) in diakinesis and metaphase 1 (Figure 1a), normal chromosomal segregation in anaphase 1 (Figure1b) and telophase 1, and retarding chromosomes in telophase II (Figure 1c), as well as cells with 3 poles (Table 1), and one cell with 5 (Figure 1d).
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