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In Meiosis-I, the pairing of homologous chromosomes take place during ___________ stage.
A. leptotene

B. zygotene

C. pachytene

D. diplotene

Answer :

During Zygotene process of meiosis I homologous chromosomes exhibit pairing with each other. In other steps like Leptotene- condensation of chromosome take place, Pachytene- crossing over of homologous chromosomes take place and in diplotene- terminalization take place.

Therefore, correct option is Zygotene.


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