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Egg polarity gene

Definition noun A maternal gene that encodes for products (mRNA or protein) whose spatial distribution in the egg determines... Read More

Polarity

Definition noun (1) The presence of or having distinct and opposite poles (2) The condition of having contrasting properties... Read More

Gamete

Definition of Gamete What is a gamete? A gamete is the mature reproductive or sex cell that contains a haploid number of... Read More

Maternal-effect gene

Definition noun, plural: maternal-effect genes (1) A gene from the mother's genome in which its phenotype in the zygote is... Read More

Maternal gene

Definition noun, plural: maternal genes (1) A gene from the mother's genome in which its expression on the phenotype of the... Read More

Centrosome

Centrosome Definition What is a centrosome? The centrosome is considered to be the main microtubule-organizing... Read More