zygote


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Synonyms for zygote

(genetics) the diploid cell resulting from the union of a haploid spermatozoon and ovum (including the organism that develops from that cell)

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However, some embryos may develop from abnormally fertilized zygotes like tripronuclear zygotes (3PN).
After IVF, the putative zygotes were washed three times in Hepes-buffered TCM-199 and vortexed for 5 min to remove cumulus cells layer.
Figure 1A-D shows a zygote at metaphase of the first meiosis viewed from the lateral side.
Similar comparisons have also been done under in vivo conditions through zygote injection or viral transduction in somatic tissues [46, 56].
The research team could not obtain human zygotes with this mutation on both copies of the genome (a rare homozygous genotype).
BERKELEY, Calif., January 13, 2017 -- Researchers here have found a way to reprogram mouse embryonic stem cells so that they exhibit developmental characteristics resembling those of fertilized eggs, or zygotes.
Zygote culture medium was prepared by adding 0.4% bovine serum albumin (BSA; Sigma-Aldrich) and 10% fetal bovine serum (FBS; Gibco; Thermo Fisher Scientific, Waltham, MA, USA).
The global human reproductive technologies market segmentation is based on product types such as Infertility Drugs - Gonal-F (Recombinant Follitropin Alfa), Follistim AQ (Follitropin Beta), Androgel (Testosterone), Testim (Testosterone), Viagra (Sildenafil Citrate), Cialis (Tadalafil), Levitra/Staxyn (Vardenafil), Infertility Procedure Types - In Vitro Fertilization (IVF), Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection (ICSI), Zygote Intrafallopian Transfer (ZIFT), Gamete Intrafallopian Transfer (GIFT), Intrauterine Insemination (IUI), Contraceptive Technology, Drugs - Oral Contraceptive Pills, Contraceptive Injectables, Topical Contraceptives, and Devices - Male Contraceptive Devices (Male Condoms), and Female Contraceptive Devices.
Their topics include mitochondrial and peroxisomal divisions, mechanisms of organelle inheritance in dividing plant cells, the regulation of plant cell expansion: auxin-induced turgor-driven cell elongation, asymmetric cell division in the zygote of flowering plants: the continuing polarized event of embryo sac development, and death and rebirth: programmed cell death during plant sexual reproduction.
Perhaps Steven Sylwester, who believes a cluster of cells is a human being (letters, April 8), should try adopting a zygote. That may teach him the difference between a zygote and an actual person.
However, as discussed by Matthew Porteus of Stanford and Christina Dann of Indiana University in the June 2015 issue of Molecular Therapy, several technical obstacles may preclude successful zygote injection in humans, including the fact that "only a fraction of injected zygotes give rise to viable offspring.
Both human and mouse embryos develop from a fertilized egg, or zygote, that splits into two cells, then four, eight, 16 and so on.
The earliest stem cell from a developmental perspective Is the fertilised egg (zygote) (Fig.
Transfer of parents' nuclei from the early embryo (zygote) containing the cytoplasm to a donated early embryo (zygote) in which the parents' nuclei have been removed.