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Mitotic crossover

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  1. a rare type of genetic recombination that may occur in some types of somatic cells during mitosis

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  2. may occur in organisms that do not have a cycle of sexual reproduction where chromosomal crossover would normally occur during meiosis to generate genetic variation

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  3. a rare type of genetic recombination

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  4. can only occur in diploid cells and a pair of chromosomes is required for the crossover to occur

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  5. results in the production of homozygous allele combinations in all heterozygous genes that are located on that chromosome arm distal to the crossover

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  6. Thus when a mitotic crossover occurs, genes that were previously recessive are expressed creating a new phenotype

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