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This seems a rough oversimplification of the meiotic process, because, as mentioned above, prophase pairing does not necessarily lead to chiasma formation.
In most cases, the abnormalities were the result of the apparent lack of chiasma formation between a metacentric and one acrocentric element of one or more trivalent.
Furthermore, the study of meiosis and chiasma formation in grasshoppers helped to gain insight into a very complex evolutionary problem.
In all cases, these abnormalities resulted from the apparent lack of chiasma formation between the metacentric (A chromosome) and one of the acrocentric elements.