Nature/description of genetic information: Meiosis

Genetic information is halved.  The alleles for each trait are separated, assuring one member of each pair in daughter cells.

Pair at metaphase IPair at metaphase I

Completio of meiosis ICompletio of meiosis I

Pipecleaner and bead models show fate of genetic information prior to and after the first meiotic division. Alleles for each pair are separated.