Chromosome organization in the regulation of meiotic prophase.

  • H R Stern, Y. Hotta
  • Published 1984 in Symposia of the Society for Experimental Biology


The prophase stages of meiosis, particularly zygotene and pachytene, are organized to sustain the events required for recombination between homologous chromosomes. Three categories of DNA sequences are believed to function in the control of these events. One category comprises the sites of transcription for meiosis-specific proteins. The other two… (More)