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double fertilization forming a zygote and endosperm

Known as: double fertilization 
Fertilization where one of the two sperm nuclei from the pollen tube fuses with the egg nucleus to form a 2n zygote, and the other fuses with the two… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Sexual reproduction involves epigenetic reprogramming comprising DNA methylation and histone modifications. In addition, dynamics… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
The double fertilization process in angiosperms is based on the delivery of a pair of sperm cells by the pollen tube (the male… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Double fertilization of the egg cell and the central cell by one sperm cell each produces the diploid embryo and the typically… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
The protein kinase cdc2 is conserved throughout eukaryotes and acts as a key regulator of the cell cycle. In plants, A-type… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Seed development in angiosperms initiates after double fertilization, leading to the formation of a diploid embryo and a triploid… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
In flowering plants, maternal seed integument encloses the embryo and the endosperm, which are both derived from double… Expand
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Review
2002
Review
2002
In flowering plants, pollen grains germinate to form pollen tubes that transport male gametes (sperm cells) to the egg cell in… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Phylogenetic relationships among the five groups of extant seed plants are presently quite unclear. For example, morphological… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Efforts to resolve Darwin's "abominable mystery"-the origin of angiosperms-have led to the conclusion that Gnetales and various… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
We report mutants in Arabidopsis thaliana (fertilization-independent seed:fis) in which certain processes of seed development are… Expand
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