Term Information

Accession
GO:0060468
Name
prevention of polyspermy
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
negative regulation of fertilization involved in egg activation, polyspermy block
Alternate IDs
None
Definition
The negative regulation of fertilization process that takes place as part of egg activation, ensuring that only a single sperm fertilizes the egg. Source: GOC:dph
Comment
None
History
See term history for GO:0060468 at QuickGO
Subset
None
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Parents of prevention of polyspermy (GO:0060468)
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prevention of polyspermy [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  egg activation (GO:0007343)
prevention of polyspermy [is_a relation] is_a  negative regulation of fertilization (GO:0060467)
prevention of polyspermy [is_a relation] is_a  reproductive process (GO:0022414)
Children of prevention of polyspermy (GO:0060468)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
cortical granule exocytosis (GO:0060471) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  prevention of polyspermy
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