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Module Exam #2

Question:

What happens to a chromosome that loses it centromere?

Answer:

There would be no site for the attachment of spindle microtubules, and so no separation of chromosomes during mitosis or meiosis. The chromosome is usually lost.
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Question: What happens to a chromosome that loses it centromere?
Answer: There would be no site for the attachment of spindle microtubules, and so no separation of chromosomes during mitosis or meiosis. The chromosome is usually lost.