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gamete

(găm`ēt): see reproductionreproduction,
capacity of all living systems to give rise to new systems similar to themselves. The term reproduction may refer to this power of self-duplication of a single cell or a multicellular animal or plant organism.
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gamete

[′ga‚mēt]
(biology)
A cell which participates in fertilization and development of a new organism. Also known as germ cell; sex cell.

gamete

a haploid germ cell, such as a spermatozoon or ovum, that fuses with another germ cell during fertilization
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The comparative analysis on diameters of gametic cell stages from diploid and tetraploid Catarina scallop indicated that cell size was significantly larger in tetraploids than in diploids for all oogenic and spermatogenic stages (Table 1), corroborating the microphotograph observations.
Gametic phase of polymorphic sites was determined using a sliding window of ~100 nt because this corresponds to the MiSeq read length following processing (i.
This may not be true with subgroups within SE, as these appear to be close enough to each other to benefit from gametic gene flow, which would be expected eventually to counterbalance inbreeding in those subgroups.
Some species in the families Agonidae, Cottidae, and Hemitripteridae reproduce by internal gametic association with external fertilization.
In addition to the less computationally intensive alignment procedure and a higher sensitivity for detecting larger insertions or deletions (12), the use of a long-read NGS technology improves the direct observation of haplotype structures, because each NGS read displays the gametic phase directly.
Genetic structure studies of tree species have furthered our understanding of how population genetic architecture is produced by provided insights on patterns of gametic union, gene flow and genetic sub structuring of plant populations (Hamrick, 1989).
The F1 females will produce four gametic types: both parental types (+ +/ and se e/) and two recombinant types (se +/and + e/), but F1 males will produce only the parental types (+ +/and see/) in equal frequency.
absolved donors of gametic material from legal parenthood obligations.
Hence, initial estimates of allele frequencies, recombination frequencies, and gametic disequilibrium (Table 1) for the parents used to make the original cross were not directly observable.
Courts have provided special property recognition to gametic materials commensurate with their significant role in the creation of human life.