pollen mother cell

pollen mother cell

n.
The microsporocyte of a seed plant, which divides by meiosis to give rise to four pollen grains.
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Weckwerth, "Cell-specific analysis of the tomato pollen proteome from pollen mother cell to mature pollen provides evidence for developmental priming," Journal of Proteome Research, vol.
The tapetum is first recognisable at the early pollen mother cell stage of pollen development.
Moreover, because plants lack a germ line, a mutation in any somatic cell that eventually leads to a pollen mother cell would be represented in 50% of the pollen grains produced by that cell lineage (see Schlichting et al.
The buds of less than 6 mm long before starting of meiosis stage for pollen mother cell (PMC) had white color for anther and stigma (Figure 2(a)), and buds of length 10, 15, and 20 mm (Figure 2(d)) have mature pollen grain (after pollen mitosisl) with different color and length anthers (Table 1, Figure 1).
Studies on the Meiosis of Pollen Mother Cell and Formation of Male Gametophyte in Petunia.
rectisetus parent (PI533028) were squashed in acetocarmine stain to study pollen mother cell (PMC) meiosis (Liu et al., 1994).
The subsequent meiotic analysis was conducted in Meiotic-I (MI) of pollen mother cells (PMC) of B.
The callose was deposited in the pollen mother cells at the onset of meiosis, reached a peak at metaphase II or anaphase II by enveloping the pollen mother cells or microtetrads (Fig.
Microspores and pollen grains are produced from pollen mother cells (Microsporocytes), PMCs within loculus anthers of the flower.
Effects of high temperature on the development of pollen mother cells and microspores in barley (Hordeum vulgare L.).
As defined by Levan [18], syncyte formation involves the fusion of two or more pollen mother cells (PMCs, or nuclei), usually in early prophase of the first meiotic division, therefore giving rise to 2n gametes after meiosis [26].