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pollen tube guidance

The process in which the growth of pollen tube is directed towards the female gametophyte. [GOC:lr]
National Institutes of Health

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Review
2015
Review
2015
During sexual reproduction of flowering plants, pollen tube guidance by pistil tissue is critical for the delivery of nonmotile… Expand
Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
For more than 140 years, pollen tube guidance in flowering plants has been thought to be mediated by chemoattractants derived… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
The sperm cell of flowering plants cannot migrate unaided and must be transported by the pollen tube cell of the male gametophyte… Expand
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Review
2007
Review
2007
The concept of a pollen tube attractant was proposed in the late nineteenth century when pollen tubes were found to grow toward… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
In flowering plants, sperm cells develop in the pollen cytoplasm and are transported through floral tissues to an ovule by a… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Pollen tube guidance precedes the double fertilization of flowering plants. Here, we report the identification of a small maize… Expand
Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
The synergid cells of the female gametophyte play a role in many steps of the angiosperm fertilization process, including… Expand
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Review
2004
Review
2004
Early in their evolution, plants acquired a life cycle that alternates between a multicellular haploid organism, the gametophyte… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Reproduction in angiosperms depends on communication processes of the male gametophyte (pollen) with the female floral organs… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
The fertilization process of plants is governed by different kinds of cell-cell interactions. In higher plants, these… Expand
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