agamous


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ag·a·mous

 (ăg′ə-məs)
adj.
Agamic.

agamous

(ˈæɡəməs)
adj
another word for agamic
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.agamous - (of reproduction) not involving the fusion of male and female gametes in reproductionagamous - (of reproduction) not involving the fusion of male and female gametes in reproduction
asexual, nonsexual - not having or involving sex; "an asexual spore"; "asexual reproduction"
Translations

a·gam·ic

, agamous
a. agámico-a, rel. a la reproducción sin unión sexual.
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TFL2/LHP1 represses transcription of numerous genes, including FLOWERING LOCUS T fiT), FLC and the floral organ identity genes AGAMOUS (AG) and APETALA 3 (AP3).
The scientist has already identified one important gene, called agamous.
The expression of Agamous gene from Arabidopsis in tobacco flowers converts sepals to carpels and petals to stamens (Mandel et al.