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What is the end product of meiosis?

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The end products of meiosis are gametes, which are cells with half the chromosome amount of normal cells. These genes are the same as ones found in the parent cells, but they have a different arrangement because they have been recombined.

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Meiosis is the process of creating cells for sexual reproduction. Cells that undergo meiosis have their genes arranged in chromosomes. Each chromosome has genes for a particular set of traits, and each chromosome is paired with a second chromosome with different genes for the same traits. Gametes only have one part of each pair of chromosomes, and these are a mix of both members of the parent pairs.

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