|Expected and simulated frequencies of quadrivalent formation|
|P (preferential pairing)1||0||0.25||0.5||0.75||1|
|expected freq. quadrivalents||0.667||0.625||0.500||0.292||0.000|
|simulated freq. quadrivalents2||666828||625628||500039||291589||0|
1 The probability that chromosome pairing at the telomeres is preferential (as opposed to random).
2 Results of a simulation of 1,000,000 meioses.
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