Crossover promotion and prevention.

  title={Crossover promotion and prevention.},
  author={Alexander Lorenz and Matthew C Whitby},
  journal={Biochemical Society transactions},
  volume={34 Pt 4},
Homologous recombination is an important mechanism for the repair of double-strand breaks in DNA. One possible outcome of such repair is the reciprocal exchange or crossing over of DNA between chromosomes. Crossovers are beneficial during meiosis because, as well as generating genetic diversity, they promote proper chromosome segregation through the establishment of chiasmata. However, crossing over in vegetative cells can potentially result in loss of heterozygosity and chromosome… CONTINUE READING

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