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Expression of the cell cycle in sperm of Arabidopsis: implications for understanding patterns of gametogenesis and fertilization in plants and other eukaryotes.

@article{Friedman1999ExpressionOT,
  title={Expression of the cell cycle in sperm of Arabidopsis: implications for understanding patterns of gametogenesis and fertilization in plants and other eukaryotes.},
  author={William E. Friedman},
  journal={Development},
  year={1999},
  volume={126 5},
  pages={
          1065-75
        }
}
  • W. Friedman
  • Published 1 March 1999
  • Environmental Science, Biology
  • Development
The relationship between developmental events and the cell cycle was examined in sperm of Arabidopsis thaliana. [] Key Result Sperm of Arabidopsis rapidly enter the S (synthesis) phase of the cell cycle after inception from mitosis of the generative cell. Sperm in pollen grains within anthers continue to synthesize DNA, and at the time of pollination, contain approximately 1.5C DNA. Following pollination, sperm continue through the S phase of the cell cycle during pollen tube growth.

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