Cytoplasmic changes accompanying the female meiosis in Lilium longiflorum Thunb.


The events that accompany female meiosis in Lilium parallel almost exactly those characteristic of male cells. The megaspore mother-cell is first cut off from investing tissue by a callosic wall, and this isolated cytoplasm undergoes a phase of comprehensive dedifferentiation. Not only does the major part of the ribosome population appear to be removed from… (More)


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