meiocyte


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meiocyte

(ˈmaɪəʊˌsaɪt)
n
(Botany) botany a cell that divides by meiosis to produce four haploid spores (meiospores)
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Pre-fertilization ovule development in capsella: ultrstructure and ultracytochemical localization of acid phosphatase in the meiocyte.
Ultrastructural features of the dividing meiocyte of Onoclea sensibilis.
Interestingly, male-sterile phenotypes are usually manifested at the late meiocyte stage, which in most cases overlap with the inductive window of meiocyte-derived callogenesis.
During the equational division, sister chromatids of each chromosome (univalent of durum haploids) move to opposite poles, and therefore the two resultant nuclei are essentially similar to each other and to the parental meiocyte.
Data obtained from pistils of the second and third collections, which were cleared in the sucrose-based aniline blue solution A (Table 1), analyzed for callose fluorescence, recleared in BBDP, and re-analyzed for details of meiocyte development by means of Nomarski optics, are presented in Tables 3 and 4.
In the latter case, MMCs may still undergo meiosis but either the meiocyte or the young reduced embryo sac usually aborts.
The origin of unreduced microspores due to aberrant cytokinesis in the meiocyte of potato and its genetic significance.
as both cytokinesis occurred simultaneously at the end of meiosis and gave rise to normal tetrads, the percentage of meiocytes with this abnormality was discounted from the total of abnormalities.
Within the genus Pisidium, 5 species have been examined for which the most frequent 2n number was ~190 chromosomes, consistent with the presence of 95 bivalents in meiocytes of Pisidium coreanum Park, 1992 (Burch et al.
The study was carried out through analysis of meiocytes in diakinesis and metaphase I, based on the meiotic configuration frequency.
Analysis of metaphase I showed absence of pairing of the two chromosomes in a sample of 53 meiocytes scored.