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What are the differences between meiosis I and meiosis II?

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Answered Sep 18Biology
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Amanda MillsMSc Graduate from the London School of Economics

Answer: In meiosis I, homologous chromosomes separate, while in meiosis II, sister chromatids separate. Meiosis II produces 4 haploid daughter cells, whereas Meiosis I produces 2 diploid daughter cells. Genetic recombination (crossing over) only occurs in meiosis I