Reproduction and Development

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Reproduction and Development

Post by MCAT_Retaker » Mon Jun 11, 2018 8:02 pm

On page 226 of the Bio book, it says Secondary oocytes start undergoing Meiosis II, but are frozen at prophase II, i thought it was metaphase II?
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Re: Reproduction and Development

Post by NS_Tutor_Katelyn » Tue Jun 12, 2018 1:46 pm

MCAT_Retaker wrote:On page 226 of the Bio book, it says Secondary oocytes start undergoing Meiosis II, but are frozen at prophase II, i thought it was metaphase II?
Secondary oocytes complete prophase II and are arrested during metaphase II (i.e. do not successfully complete metaphase II unless fertilized).
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Re: Reproduction and Development

Post by MCAT_Retaker » Tue Jun 12, 2018 5:03 pm

NS_Tutor_Katelyn wrote:
MCAT_Retaker wrote:On page 226 of the Bio book, it says Secondary oocytes start undergoing Meiosis II, but are frozen at prophase II, i thought it was metaphase II?
Secondary oocytes complete prophase II and are arrested during metaphase II (i.e. do not successfully complete metaphase II unless fertilized).

yes, thank you, seemed like another mistake in the book
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