Term Information

Accession
GO:0009566
Name
fertilization
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
syngamy
Alternate IDs
None
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: ISBN:0198506732, GOC:tb
Comment
None
History
See term history for GO:0009566 at QuickGO
Subset
None
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Parents of fertilization (GO:0009566)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
fertilization [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  sexual reproduction (GO:0019953)
fertilization [is_a relation] is_a  reproductive process (GO:0022414)
Children of fertilization (GO:0009566)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
positive regulation of fertilization (GO:1905516) [RO:0002213 relation] RO:0002213  fertilization
regulation of fertilization (GO:0080154) [RO:0002211 relation] RO:0002211  fertilization
negative regulation of fertilization (GO:0060467) [RO:0002212 relation] RO:0002212  fertilization
double fertilization forming two zygotes (GO:0009677) [is_a relation] is_a  fertilization
single fertilization (GO:0007338) [is_a relation] is_a  fertilization
double fertilization forming a zygote and endosperm (GO:0009567) [is_a relation] is_a  fertilization
Wikipedia
Fertilisation