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Meiosis

"Meiosis" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A type of CELL NUCLEUS division, occurring during maturation of the GERM CELLS. Two successive cell nucleus divisions following a single chromosome duplication (S PHASE) result in daughter cells with half the number of CHROMOSOMES as the parent cells.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Meiosis" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Meiosis" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 264 publications over 31 distinct years, with a maximum of 18 publications in 2013
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