Start studying Meiosis Worksheet. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. MEIOSIS AND MITOSIS ANSWERS 1. A gene is a biological unit of genetic information which is located in a definite position or locus on a filamentous or rod-shaped chromosome contained in the nucleus. 2. As an organism grows or repairs damaged tissue, new cells are being produced by mitosis. When gametes are being formed, the process is termed ...

The LibreTexts libraries are Powered by MindTouch ® and are supported by the Department of Education Open Textbook Pilot Project, the UC Davis Office of the Provost, the UC Davis Library, the California State University Affordable Learning Solutions Program, and Merlot. Chapter 13: Meiosis and Sexual Life Cycles Concept 13.1 Offspring acquire genes from parents by inheriting chromosomes 1. Let’s begin with a review of several terms that you may already know. Define: gene: A discrete unit of hereditary information consisting of a specific nucleotide sequence in DNA (or RNA, in some viruses)