karyogamy


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kar·y·og·a·my

 (kăr′ē-ŏg′ə-mē)
n.
The coming together and fusing of cell nuclei, as in fertilization.

karyogamy

(ˌkærɪˈɒɡəmɪ)
n
(Biology) biology the fusion of two gametic nuclei during fertilization
karyogamic adj
Translations

kar·y·og·a·my

n. cariogamía, conjugación celular con unión de dos núcleos.
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For example, in fish, gynogenesis, androgenesis, or karyogamy may result from heterospecific insemination (Chevassus 1983).
Once fertilization and karyogamy occur, ig1 would allow for embryogenesis to take place in the unicellular zygote.
Additionally, it might well be possible that androgenesis would be induced directly over the sperm cell, before fertilization and karyogamy, as described for maize ig1 mutants.