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GO:0009566 fertilization

Term Information

ID GO:0009566
Name fertilization
Ontology Biological Process
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).
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Type Synonym
exact syngamy

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InterPro IPR030058
Wikipedia Fertilisation

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Child Terms

This table lists all terms that are direct descendants (child terms) of GO:0009566:
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Is a GO:0007338 single fertilization
Is a GO:0009567 double fertilization forming a zygote and endosperm
Is a GO:0009677 double fertilization forming two zygotes
Negatively regulates GO:0060467 negative regulation of fertilization
Regulates GO:0080154 regulation of fertilization

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Co-occurring Terms

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Co-occurrence statistics for GO:0009566 based on the entire annotation set Co-occurrence statistics for GO:0009566 based on non-IEA annotations only

Change Log

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Timestamp Action Category Detail
2012-10-19 Added RELATION is a GO:0044702 (single organism reproductive process)
2012-10-19 Deleted RELATION is a GO:0022414 (reproductive process)
2012-07-13 Added SYNONYM syngamy
2009-03-15 Added XREF Wikipedia:Fertilisation
2008-05-13 Added 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).
2008-05-12 Deleted 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).
2008-04-01 Updated RELATION is a GO:0022414 (reproductive process)
2008-04-01 Updated RELATION part of GO:0019953 (sexual reproduction)
2003-03-26 Updated 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).
2002-11-27 Added DEFINITION The fusion of two gametes of opposite sexes to form a zygote.
2002-04-17 Added TERM fertilization

Term

Timestamp Action Category Detail
2002-04-17 Added TERM fertilization

Definition/synonyms

Timestamp Action Category Detail
2012-07-13 Added SYNONYM syngamy
2008-05-13 Added 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).
2008-05-12 Deleted 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).
2003-03-26 Updated 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).
2002-11-27 Added DEFINITION The fusion of two gametes of opposite sexes to form a zygote.

Relationships

Timestamp Action Category Detail
2012-10-19 Added RELATION is a GO:0044702 (single organism reproductive process)
2012-10-19 Deleted RELATION is a GO:0022414 (reproductive process)
2008-04-01 Updated RELATION is a GO:0022414 (reproductive process)
2008-04-01 Updated RELATION part of GO:0019953 (sexual reproduction)

Cross-references

Timestamp Action Category Detail
2009-03-15 Added XREF Wikipedia:Fertilisation
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