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Leptotene Stage During the Meiosis of Germ Cells

Caption: This image shows the leptotene stage during the meiosis of germ cells in thale cress: halving of the number of the chromosomes is accompanied by a recombination of hereditary information.

Credit: Botanical Institute II, KIT

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