Site MapHelpFeedbackThe Function of Cohesin
The Function of Cohesin

View the animation below, then complete the quiz to test your knowledge of the concept.






1Cohesin complexes
A)mediate the condensation of chromosomes.
B)promote the relaxation of chromosomes.
C)hold a chromosome’s sister chromatids together.
D)allow crossing-over between homologous chromosomes.
E)facilitate the chromosome’s binding to the nuclear membrane.



2The arms of the sister chromatids dissociate from each other during ________ of mitosis.
A)prophase
B)interphase
C)metaphase
D)anaphase
E)telophase



3The sister chromatids of a chromosome fully separate during ________ of mitosis.
A)prophase
B)interphase
C)metaphase
D)anaphase
E)telophase



4Cohesin complexes associate with the chromosomes after chromosome condensation has taken place.
A)True
B)False



5The cohesin complexes of the centromeric region are the last ones to be degraded.
A)True
B)False







Animation Quiz SiteOnline Learning Center

Home > Biology 1 > Chapter 12 > The Function of Cohesin