Term Information [More information on fertilization]

Accession
GO:0009566
Name
fertilization
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
syngamy
Definition
The union of gametes of opposite sexes during the process of sexual reproduction to form a zygote. It involves the fusion of the gametic nuclei (karyogamy) and cytoplasm (plasmogamy). Source: GOC:tb, ISBN:0198506732
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History
See term history for GO:0009566 at QuickGO
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Ancestors of fertilization (GO:0009566)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
fertilization [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) biological_process (GO:0008150)
fertilization [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) reproduction (GO:0000003)
fertilization [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) multi-organism process (GO:0051704)
fertilization [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) reproductive process (GO:0022414)
fertilization [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) multi-organism reproductive process (GO:0044703)
fertilization [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) single-organism process (GO:0044699)
fertilization [part_of relation] part_of  sexual reproduction (GO:0019953)
fertilization [is_a relation] is_a  single organism reproductive process (GO:0044702)
Children of fertilization (GO:0009566)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
double fertilization forming a zygote and endosperm (GO:0009567) [is_a relation] is_a  fertilization
double fertilization forming two zygotes (GO:0009677) [is_a relation] is_a  fertilization
negative regulation of fertilization (GO:0060467) [negatively_regulates relation] negatively_regulates  fertilization
regulation of fertilization (GO:0080154) [regulates relation] regulates  fertilization
respiratory burst at fertilization (GO:0045729) [part_of relation] part_of  fertilization
single fertilization (GO:0007338) [is_a relation] is_a  fertilization
Wikipedia
Fertilisation