nondisjunction

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meiosis in which there is a failure of paired homologous chromosomes to separate

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Secondly, the two versions of each exercise allow for detecting different non-disjunction events in the F1 progeny of the cross that generates the dihybrid or trihybrid females for test-crossing.
Sex-linked recessive mutations to study recombination and non-disjunction in Drosophila.
The converse outcome of these non-disjunction events in the female parent are (n-1) oocytes lacking an X chromosome; again either through NDJ at Meoisis I or II (Figure 7C,D).
Non-disjunction as proof of the chromosome theory of heredity.
Non-disjunction in human sperm: evidence for an effect of increasing paternal age.
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