Ricardo Poort

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This year is the centenary of the surprising discovery in 1896 of zoidogamy in extant cycadophytes and Ginkgo. But by coincidence, also in the same year, the concept of prepollen was introduced. The morphology of prepollen was considered justification for the probable production of motile antherozoids in extinct gymnosperms. In this paper, the history of(More)
Microsatellite markers are used for loss-of-heterozygosity, allelic imbalance and clonality analyses in cancers. Usually, tumor DNA is compared to corresponding normal DNA. However, normal DNA is not always available and can display aberrant allele ratios due to copy number variations in the genome. Moreover, stutter peaks may complicate the analysis. To(More)
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