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|Title:||The two male gametes share equal ability to fertilize the egg cell in Arabidopsis thaliana|
|Source:||Ingouff, M., Li, J., Berger, F., Sakata, T., Sprunck, S., Dresselhaus, T. (2009). The two male gametes share equal ability to fertilize the egg cell in Arabidopsis thaliana. Current Biology 19 (1). ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2008.11.025|
|Abstract:||The seed of a flowering plant develops from an ovule containing two distinct female gametes - the egg cell and the central cell - that are fertilized by a pair of non-motile sperm cells conveyed by the pollen tube. With a few exceptions , the two sperm cells, derived from a symmetrical mitosis, are isomorphic and seem to express a similar gene repertoire . Since the discovery of double fertilization in flowering plants at the end of the 19th century, it has been a long standing question whether the two sperm cells are functionally equivalent, that is, whether they are capable of fertilizing the egg cell and the central cell in equal measure. © 2009 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.|
|Source Title:||Current Biology|
|Appears in Collections:||Staff Publications|
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