sister chromatid exchange

Abbreviation: SCE
Reciprocal interchanges of the two chromatid arms within a single chromosome.

Glossary of Biotechnology for Food and Agriculture . 2015.

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  • Homologous recombination — Figure 1. During meiosis, homologous recombination can produce new combinations of genes as shown here between similar but not identical copies of human chromosome 1. Homologous recombination is a type of genetic recombination in which nucleotide …   Wikipedia

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