Learn about Independent Assortment in this educational video from dizzo95.
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Male Speaker: The process of independent assortment of chromosomes during the first division of miosis ensures that each sperm and ovum contains slightly different information and that all the progeny it produce who have their own individual characteristics. In this diagram dark brown card represent maternal chromosomes and light brown cards the paternal chromosomes cards with the same symbol represent that the homologus chromosomes using only three sets of cards one can see that it is possible to arrive at eight different combinations or assortments of chromosomes. Human beings have 46 chromosomes arranged in 23 pairs within their cells. Independent assortment of these means that the possible number of sperm with slightly different genetic information exceeds eight million.