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GO term:single fertilization
Synonym: zygote biosynthesis
Synonym: zygote formation
GO id:GO:0007338
Definition:The union of male and female gametes to form a zygote.
Number of paths to term: 7

is-adenotes an 'is-a' relationship
part-ofdenotes a 'part-of' relationship
regulatesdenotes a 'regulates' relationship
positively-regulatesdenotes a 'positively-regulates' relationship
negatively-regulatesdenotes a 'negatively-regulates' relationship


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-amulti-organism process
                        is-amulti-organism reproductive process
                                is-asexual reproduction
                                        part-offertilization
                                                is-adouble fertilization forming a zygote and endosperm +
                                                is-adouble fertilization forming two zygotes
                                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of fertilization +
                                                regulatesregulation of fertilization +
                                                is-asingle fertilization [GO:0007338] (97 genes, 155 annotations)
                                                        part-ofacrosome reaction +
                                                        part-ofcentrosomal and pronuclear rotation
                                                        part-ofegg activation +
                                                        part-offemale pronucleus assembly
                                                        part-offusion of sperm to egg plasma membrane +
                                                        part-ofmale pronucleus assembly +
                                                        part-ofpenetration of zona pellucida
                                                        part-ofpronuclear envelope synthesis +
                                                        part-ofpronuclear fusion
                                                        part-ofpronuclear migration
                                                        part-ofrespiratory burst at fertilization
                                                        part-ofsperm aster formation
                                                        part-ofsperm entry
                                                        part-ofsperm plasma membrane disassembly
                                                        part-ofsperm-egg recognition +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-areproduction
                        part-ofreproductive process
                                is-amulti-organism reproductive process
                                        is-asexual reproduction
                                                part-offertilization
                                                        is-adouble fertilization forming a zygote and endosperm +
                                                        is-adouble fertilization forming two zygotes
                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of fertilization +
                                                        regulatesregulation of fertilization +
                                                        is-asingle fertilization [GO:0007338] (97 genes, 155 annotations)
                                                                part-ofacrosome reaction +
                                                                part-ofcentrosomal and pronuclear rotation
                                                                part-ofegg activation +
                                                                part-offemale pronucleus assembly
                                                                part-offusion of sperm to egg plasma membrane +
                                                                part-ofmale pronucleus assembly +
                                                                part-ofpenetration of zona pellucida
                                                                part-ofpronuclear envelope synthesis +
                                                                part-ofpronuclear fusion
                                                                part-ofpronuclear migration
                                                                part-ofrespiratory burst at fertilization
                                                                part-ofsperm aster formation
                                                                part-ofsperm entry
                                                                part-ofsperm plasma membrane disassembly
                                                                part-ofsperm-egg recognition +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-areproduction
                        part-ofreproductive process
                                is-asingle organism reproductive process
                                        is-afertilization
                                                is-adouble fertilization forming a zygote and endosperm +
                                                is-adouble fertilization forming two zygotes
                                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of fertilization +
                                                regulatesregulation of fertilization +
                                                is-asingle fertilization [GO:0007338] (97 genes, 155 annotations)
                                                        part-ofacrosome reaction +
                                                        part-ofcentrosomal and pronuclear rotation
                                                        part-ofegg activation +
                                                        part-offemale pronucleus assembly
                                                        part-offusion of sperm to egg plasma membrane +
                                                        part-ofmale pronucleus assembly +
                                                        part-ofpenetration of zona pellucida
                                                        part-ofpronuclear envelope synthesis +
                                                        part-ofpronuclear fusion
                                                        part-ofpronuclear migration
                                                        part-ofrespiratory burst at fertilization
                                                        part-ofsperm aster formation
                                                        part-ofsperm entry
                                                        part-ofsperm plasma membrane disassembly
                                                        part-ofsperm-egg recognition +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-areproduction
                        is-asexual reproduction
                                part-offertilization
                                        is-adouble fertilization forming a zygote and endosperm +
                                        is-adouble fertilization forming two zygotes
                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of fertilization +
                                        regulatesregulation of fertilization +
                                        is-asingle fertilization [GO:0007338] (97 genes, 155 annotations)
                                                part-ofacrosome reaction +
                                                part-ofcentrosomal and pronuclear rotation
                                                part-ofegg activation +
                                                part-offemale pronucleus assembly
                                                part-offusion of sperm to egg plasma membrane +
                                                part-ofmale pronucleus assembly +
                                                part-ofpenetration of zona pellucida
                                                part-ofpronuclear envelope synthesis +
                                                part-ofpronuclear fusion
                                                part-ofpronuclear migration
                                                part-ofrespiratory burst at fertilization
                                                part-ofsperm aster formation
                                                part-ofsperm entry
                                                part-ofsperm plasma membrane disassembly
                                                part-ofsperm-egg recognition +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-areproductive process
                        is-amulti-organism reproductive process
                                is-asexual reproduction
                                        part-offertilization
                                                is-adouble fertilization forming a zygote and endosperm +
                                                is-adouble fertilization forming two zygotes
                                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of fertilization +
                                                regulatesregulation of fertilization +
                                                is-asingle fertilization [GO:0007338] (97 genes, 155 annotations)
                                                        part-ofacrosome reaction +
                                                        part-ofcentrosomal and pronuclear rotation
                                                        part-ofegg activation +
                                                        part-offemale pronucleus assembly
                                                        part-offusion of sperm to egg plasma membrane +
                                                        part-ofmale pronucleus assembly +
                                                        part-ofpenetration of zona pellucida
                                                        part-ofpronuclear envelope synthesis +
                                                        part-ofpronuclear fusion
                                                        part-ofpronuclear migration
                                                        part-ofrespiratory burst at fertilization
                                                        part-ofsperm aster formation
                                                        part-ofsperm entry
                                                        part-ofsperm plasma membrane disassembly
                                                        part-ofsperm-egg recognition +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-areproductive process
                        is-asingle organism reproductive process
                                is-afertilization
                                        is-adouble fertilization forming a zygote and endosperm +
                                        is-adouble fertilization forming two zygotes
                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of fertilization +
                                        regulatesregulation of fertilization +
                                        is-asingle fertilization [GO:0007338] (97 genes, 155 annotations)
                                                part-ofacrosome reaction +
                                                part-ofcentrosomal and pronuclear rotation
                                                part-ofegg activation +
                                                part-offemale pronucleus assembly
                                                part-offusion of sperm to egg plasma membrane +
                                                part-ofmale pronucleus assembly +
                                                part-ofpenetration of zona pellucida
                                                part-ofpronuclear envelope synthesis +
                                                part-ofpronuclear fusion
                                                part-ofpronuclear migration
                                                part-ofrespiratory burst at fertilization
                                                part-ofsperm aster formation
                                                part-ofsperm entry
                                                part-ofsperm plasma membrane disassembly
                                                part-ofsperm-egg recognition +


Gene_Ontology
        is-abiological_process
                is-asingle-organism process
                        is-asingle organism reproductive process
                                is-afertilization
                                        is-adouble fertilization forming a zygote and endosperm +
                                        is-adouble fertilization forming two zygotes
                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of fertilization +
                                        regulatesregulation of fertilization +
                                        is-asingle fertilization [GO:0007338] (97 genes, 155 annotations)
                                                part-ofacrosome reaction +
                                                part-ofcentrosomal and pronuclear rotation
                                                part-ofegg activation +
                                                part-offemale pronucleus assembly
                                                part-offusion of sperm to egg plasma membrane +
                                                part-ofmale pronucleus assembly +
                                                part-ofpenetration of zona pellucida
                                                part-ofpronuclear envelope synthesis +
                                                part-ofpronuclear fusion
                                                part-ofpronuclear migration
                                                part-ofrespiratory burst at fertilization
                                                part-ofsperm aster formation
                                                part-ofsperm entry
                                                part-ofsperm plasma membrane disassembly
                                                part-ofsperm-egg recognition +


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