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Keyword - Meiosis (KW-0469)

Definition

Protein involved in meiotic processes or in regulation of meiosis. Meiosis is the nuclear division which results in the daughter nuclei each containing half the number of chromosomes of the parent. It comprises two distinct nuclear divisions, the first and second meiotic divisions (which may be separated by cell division), the actual reduction in chromosome number takes place during the first division.

Category

Biological process

GOi

meiotic cell cycle [ GO:0051321 ]

Graphical

MeiosisBiological process

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