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Term:
embryo sac cellularization (GO:0009558)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
cellularization +     
antipodal cell degeneration 
antipodal cell differentiation +  
embryo sac cellularization 
The process in which the eight-nucleate single celled female gametophyte develops into the seven-celled female gametophyte. This mature structure contains two synergid cells and an egg cell at the micropylar end, and three antipodal cells at the other end. A binucleate endosperm mother cell is formed at the center. An example of this process is found in Arabidopsis thaliana.
embryo sac central cell differentiation +  
embryo sac egg cell differentiation +  
embryo sac morphogenesis 
embryo sac nuclear migration +  
endosperm cellularization 
pole cell formation 
sperm individualization  
syncytial embryo cellularization 
synergid differentiation +  

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: cellularization of the embryo sac ;   female gametophyte cellularization ;   megagametophyte cellularization
Synonyms: Not4Curation
Alternate IDs: GO:0009797
Only In Taxon: NCBITaxon:3398 ! Magnoliophyta
Definition Sources: GOC:jid, GOC:mtg_plant, GOC:mtg_sensu, ISBN:047186840X

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