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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1989 KAR2, a karyogamy gene, is the yeast homolog of the mammalian BiP/GRP78 gene.
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.