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gametes

Sex cells: ova and sperm.
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Biologically, a male is an individual that produces male gametes and a female is one who produces female gametes.
In his book The End of Sex and the Future of Human Reproduction, Greely foresaw that most people would use gametes derived from their skin cells to create scores of in vitro-fertilized embryos.
The legislation in SA is not only ambiguous on whether posthumous conception is legal, but gives rise to uncertainty regarding the nature of the legal relationship between the surviving spouse or life partner and the fertility clinic where the gametes are stored.
Hours later, a beautiful hue of orange filled Magsaysay reef as pregnant corals expelled millions of gametes (sperm and eggs cells) into the ocean, which divers caught and sealed inside canisters before transferring them to a 'nursery.'
On the night of May 6, the spectacular moment of Kenting's coral reefs releasing their gametes in tiny pink and white balls was captured by Taiwanese photographer Tsai Yong-chun, reported CNA.
In theory, the gametes that the heterozygous carrier (II-7) can produce (Figure 3) are: (1) a normal chromosomal complement, that is, a 13 and a normal 15.
In spite of all the progress and development in the diagnosis and treatment of infertility, assissted reproductive technologies (ARTs) are able to help only less than 70% of them during the first 5 years of their attempt through assissted concieving using either their own gametes or the reproductive capacity of the third party (1).
Spouses can request the destruction of their own gametes following storage, with mutual consent of the spouses required for the destruction of a stored embryo.
He said there are several ways of creating artificial sperms and eggs, including, pure artificial gametes created in a lab dish, and taking stem-cells and placing them into artificial organs.
By transmitting the genetic information to the next generation and marking the beginning of a new life, the encounter between female and male gametes at fertilization is one of the most fundamental processes in biology.