endoreduplication


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endoreduplication

 [en″do-re-du″plĭ-ka´shun]
replication of chromosomes without subsequent cell division.

en·do·re·du·pli·ca·tion

(en'dō-rē-dū'pli-kā'shŭn),
A form of polyploidy or polysomy by redoubling of chromosomes, giving rise to four-stranded chromosomes at prophase and metaphase.

endoreduplication

/en·do·re·du·pli·ca·tion/ (-re-doo″plĭ-ka´shun) replication of chromosomes without subsequent cell division.

endoreduplication (end)

[en′dōrido̅o̅′plikā′shən]
Etymology: Gr, endon + L, re-, again, duplicare, to duplicate
replication of the chromosomes without subsequent cell division.

en·do·re·du·pli·ca·tion

(en'dō-rē-dū-pli-kā'shŭn)
A form of polyploidy or polysomy by redoubling of chromosomes, giving rise to four-stranded chromosomes at prophase and metaphase.

endoreduplication

replication of chromosomes without subsequent cell division.
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Endoreduplication, the process of a cell duplicating its DNA without subsequent cell division, is a phenomenon that occurs in the endosperm of cereals, which is the nutritious part of the seed.
In this condition, the androgenetic cell line is thought to arise from endoreduplication of the haploid paternal genome, whereas the biparental cell line arises from the combination of the haploid maternal and the paternal genomes.