Meiosis

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Meiosis
 
reproductive process that produces four haploid sex cells from one diploid cell and ensures offspring will have the same number of chromosomes as the parent organisms
Meiosis I
 
"similar to mitosis, 2 daughter cells produced"
Meiosis II
 
4 HAPLOID daughter cells produced
Prophase I
 
"each chromosome duplicates, shortens, "
Prophase II
 
nuclear membrane breaks up while the spindle fibers appears and the chromosomes begin moving to the middle of the cell
Metaphase I
 
chromatids line up in middle of cell
Metaphase II
 
chromatids line up in the middle of the cell
Anaphase I
 
chromatids remain together and move to ends of cells
Anaphase II
 
chromatids separate and move toward the ends of the cell
Telophase I
 
cell divides and 2 daughter cells are formed
Telophase II
 
cells divide and 4 daughter cells are formed
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