Term Information

Accession
PO:0020047
Name
microsporocyte
Ontology
plant_anatomy
Synonyms
microsporocito (Spanish, exact), 小胞子母細胞 (Japanese, exact), PMC (related), microspore mother cell (related), pollen mother cell (related), Poaceae microsporocyte (narrow), Zea microsporocyte (narrow)
Alternate IDs
PO:0006451, PO:0006479
Definition
A sporocyte (PO:0006204) that produces four haploid (1n) microspores (PO:0020048). Source: ISBN:0878934030, POC:Laurel_Cooper
Comment
If you are annotating to this structure for Zea mays or other grasses, please also add an annotation to the corresponding floret type. Choose the most specific term possible from: spikelet floret (PO:0009082), tassel floret (PO:0006310), lower floret of pedicellate spikelet of tassel (PO:0006313), lower floret of sessile spikelet of tassel (PO:0006315), upper floret of pedicellate spikelet of tassel (PO:0006314), upper floret of sessile spikelet of tassel (PO:0006316).
Subset
CL
reference
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Parents of microsporocyte (PO:0020047)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
microsporocyte [is_a relation] is_a  sporocyte (PO:0006204)
microsporocyte [RO:0002202 relation] RO:0002202  primary sporogenous cell (PO:0006088)
microsporocyte [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  microsporangium (PO:0025202)

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