A pair of homologous chromosomes in Drosophila has the following content (single letters represent genes):

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A pair of homologous chromosomes in Drosophilahas the following content (single letters represent genes):
Chromosome I RNMDHBGKWU 
Chromosome II RNMDHBDHBGKWU

Part A

What term best describes this situation?

 

Part B

What term best describes the unusual structure that forms during pairing of these chromosomes?

 

 

asked Nov 23, 2012 in Genetics by GeneX ~Top Expert~ (7,947 points)
    

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Part A

Partial duplication.

 

Part B

Unpaired loop.

answered Nov 23, 2012 by GeneX ~Top Expert~ (7,947 points)

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