octoploid


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oc·to·ploid

 (ŏk′tə-ploid′)
adj.
Having eight haploid sets of chromosomes in a body cell.
n.
An octoploid organism.
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While humans are diploid species, meaning each cell contains two complete sets of chromosomes, one from each parent, the cultivated strawberry is an octoploid. Each cell in a strawberry plant contains eight complete sets of chromosomes, so untangling its evolution is a feat.
Osorio et al., "Gene expression atlas of fruit ripening and transcriptome assembly from RNA-seq data in octoploid strawberry (Fragaria x ananassa)," Scientific Reports, vol.
But while it has more chromosomes than the species of octoploid hybrid strawberry that we eat, the decaploid fruit is much smaller.
The DNA show up so readily because strawberries are octoploid, with eight copies of their chromosomes in every cell.
Seediness could be improved by artificial pollination with octoploid pollen.
Kernel size and frequency of euploids in octoploid triticale.
Tricepiro is a synthetic forage crop obtained in Argentina in 1972 by crossing a hexaploid triticale (AABBRR 2n=6x=42) and an octoploid trigopiro (AABBDDJJ, 2n=8x=56) (Covas, 1976, 1989, 1995).
Lewers, Ashman, and Ashman's postdoctoral fellow Rachel Spigler were able to create the first reproducible molecular-marker map of an octoploid strawberry.
A cytological study of the induced octoploid of an Agropyron-Hordeum hybrid.