androgenesis


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Related to androgenesis: angiogenesis, gynogenesis

an·dro·gen·e·sis

 (ăn′drō-jĕn′ĭ-sĭs)
n.
The development of an embryo that contains chromosomes from only the male parent.

an·dro·ge·net·ic (ăn′drō-jə-nĕt′ĭk) adj.

androgenesis

(ˌændrəʊˈdʒɛnɪsɪs)
n
a type of reproduction in insects and plants involving the development of an embryo that contains only paternal chromosomes

androgenesis

Biology. the condition of an embryo that contains only paternal chromosomes; male parthenogenesis. — androgenetic, adj.
See also: Male
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Noun1.androgenesis - male parthenogenesis in which the embryo contains only paternal chromosomes due to the failure of the egg nucleus to participate in fertilization
parthenogenesis, parthenogeny - process in which an unfertilized egg develops into a new individual; common among insects and some other arthropods
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Change of centrosome attachment site causes androgenesis in the Freshwater clam Corbicula fluminea: with C.
Dunham RA (2004) Gynogenesis, Androgenesis, Cloned population and nuclear transplantation, aquaculture and fisheries biotechnology: Genetic Approaches, Section 4: 54-64.
Arsenic exposure causes obvious damage in various organs, including the male reproductive function as manifested by decrease of androgenesis, suppression of spermatogenesis, and a reduction in the weight of testes and sex organs [3,4].
Haploid plant development through androgenesis is highly genotype dependent.
Inhibition of rat testicular androgenesis by a polychlorinated biphenyl mixture Aroclor 1248.
Androgenesis in the Vine-cacti Selenicereus and Hylocereus (Cactaceae).
Insulin enhances adrenal sensitivity to adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH), and may increase adrenal androgenesis.
Los estrogenos aumentan la produccion de TBG y la androgenesis tiende a suprimirla (Geor, 2008; Himler et al.
CP toxic effects on testis were mainly attributed to oxidative stress on seminiferous tubules and Sertoli cells, impairing spermatogenis and androgenesis, and inducing germinal cells apoptosis (ILBEY et al.
Role of cysteine in enhancing androgenesis and regeneration of indica rice (Oryza sativa L.
A partir de la androgenesis es posible el desarrollo de: supermachos (YY) viables de especies de machos heterogameticos, lineas isogenicas (lineas consanguineas isogenicas) y conservacion de germoplasma (PANDIAN & KOTEESWARAN, 1998).