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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& G, S.M., Androgenesis efficiency in anther culture of pepper (Capsicum annuum L.).
Trizygotic pregnancy consisting of two fetuses and a complete hydatidiform mole with dispermic androgenesis. Am J Med Genet 1999;82(1):67-9.
Im, "Effect of gamma radiation on seed germination and androgenesis in Nicotianatabacum L," Korean Journal BreedingScience, vol.
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).
Brandhorst, "Preservation of endangered species and populations: a role for genome banking, somatic cell cloning, and androgenesis?" Molecular Reproduction and Development, vol.
Haploid production through anther culture has been referred to as androgenesis [4].
Insulin enhances adrenal sensitivity to adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH), and may increase adrenal androgenesis. Diabesity is related to PCOS through the similarity of the underlying mechanism- insulin resistance.
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., 2009; MOTAWI et al., 2010; REZVANFAR et al., 2008; TURK et al., 2010).