autosyndesis

autosyndesis

[¦ȯd·ō¦sin·də·səs]
(cell and molecular biology)
The act of pairing of homologous chromosomes from the same parent during meiosis in polyploids.
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Multivalents and autosyndesis presence showed that discrimination of Paphiopedilum species chromosomes was due to some structural modifications and microrearrangements during interspecific hybridization.
Hordeum depressum was accordingly considered an autotetraploid, and pairing in the hybrid with Hordelymus was reinterpreted as autosyndesis between the H.