meiocyte


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meiocyte

[′mī·ə‚sīt]
(cell and molecular biology)
A cell undergoing meiotic division.
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In particular, the fact that the meiocyte is the inducible stage implies that through this route, androgenic haploids or DHs are not the only final product.
These routes differ in several aspects (summarized in Table 1), being the most evident aspect the stage when the original program is deviated (the sperm cell/ fertilized egg, the vacuolate microspore/young pollen grain, and the post-recombination meiocyte respectively).
paragraph]) Micropylar cap = meiotic stage undiscernible, callose fluorescence restricted to the wall of the meiocyte closest to the micropyle.
Meiocyte callose in aposporic and diplosporic grasses and in hybrids between bread wheat and Elymus rectisetus.
However, in both species, particularly the former, early degeneration of the female meiocyte appears to be correlated with a restriction of callose deposits to the wall of the MMC closest to the micropyle.
7 [micro]m described for the largest bivalent in meiocytes of Teredo utrieulus Gmelin, 1790 (Teredinidae) (Vitturi et al.
The silver-stained testicular meiocytes provided no information on NORs or nucleolar material, with the exception of pachytene cells that exhibited a single strongly stained block of nucleolar material.
For the analyses of the meiocytes and the tapetal cells, the inflorescences were collected in early stages of development between 8h30min and 10h, fixed in Carnoy (ethylic alcohol: acetic acid, 3:1) and kept at -4[degrees]C until the moment of use.
In all meiocytes, selected because the deletion chromosome carrying the intensely staining 6R short arm telomere could be seen clearly, that rye chromosome occurred as a univalent and was never observed to pair with any wheat chromosome (Fig.
As soon as meiosis starts, plastids in the meiocytes are commonly undifferentiated (Dickinson, 1981), whereas in other cell types, plastids can still produce or store some substances.
More than 100 meiocytes were examined cytologically for the Hark (N N) x Hark (In In) cross-combination.