Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Meiosis

Molecular Mechanisms and Cytogenetic Diversity

Edited by Andrew Swan

University of Windsor, Canada

Meiosis, the process of forming gametes in preparation for sexual reproduction, has long been a focus of intense study. Meiosis has been studied at the cytological, genetic, molecular and cellular levels. Studies in model systems have revealed common underlying mechanisms while in parallel, studies in diverse organisms have revealed the incredible variation in meiotic mechanisms. This book brings together many of the diverse strands of investigation into this fascinating and challenging field of biology.

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MeiosisMolecular Mechanisms and Cytogenetic DiversityEdited by Andrew Swan

Published: February 29th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/1232

ISBN: 978-953-51-0118-5

Copyright year: 2012

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48751 Total Chapter Downloads

16 Crossref Citations

37 Web of Science Citations

48 Dimensions Citations

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1. Epigenetics of the Synaptonemal Complex

By Abrahan Hernández-Hernández, Rosario Ortiz Hernádez and Gerardo H. Vázquez-Nin

1531

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2. Facing the Correct Pole: The Challenge of Orienting Chromosomes for Meiotic Divisions

By Karishma Collette and Györgyi Csankovszki

1121

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3. Cohesins and Cohesin-Regulators in Meiosis

By Adela Calvente and José L. Barbero

1857

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4. Dynamics of Cellular Components in Meiotic and Premeiotic Divisions in Drosophila Males

By Yoshihiro H. Inoue, Chie Miyauchi, Tubasa Ogata and Daishi Kitazawa

1791

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5. Sex Chromosomes and Meiosis in Spiders:A Review

By Douglas Araujo, Marielle Cristina Schneider, Emygdio Paula-Neto and Doralice Maria Cella

4453

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6. How Does the Alteration of Meiosis Evolve to Parthenogenesis?- Case Study in a Water Flea, Daphnia pulex -

By Chizue Hiruta and Shin Tochinai

2387

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7. Avian Meiotic Chromosomes as Model Objects in Cytogenetics

By Katarzyna Andraszek and Elżbieta Smalec

1784

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8. The Control of Meiotic Arrest and Resumption in Mammalian Oocytes

By Sylvie Bilodeau-Goeseels and Nora Magyara

2811

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9. Energy Metabolism Regulating Mammalian Oocyte Maturation

By N. Songsasen

2347

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10. PKC Regulation of Gametogenesis and Early Development

By James J. Faust, Madhavi Kalive, Anup Abraham and David G. Capco

1513

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11. Role of Bcl2l10 in Regulation of Meiotic Cell Cycle in the Mouse Oocyte

By Kyung-Ah Lee, Se-Jin Yoon, Eun-Young Kim, Jeehyeon Bae, Hyun-Seo Lee, Su-Yeon Lee and Eun-Ah Kim

1413

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12. Nuage Components and Their Contents in Mammalian Spermatogenic Cells, as Revealed by Immunoelectron Microscopy

By Yuko Onohara and Sadaki Yokota

1612

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13. Meiotic Behaviour of Chromosomes Involved in Structural Chromosomal Abnormalities Determined by Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis

By L. Xanthopoulou and H. Ghevaria

3732

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14. OMICS for the Identification of Biomarkers for Oocyte Competence, with Special Reference to the Mare as a Prospective Model for Human Reproductive Medicine

By Maria Elena Dell’Aquila, Yoon Sung Cho, Nicola Antonio Martino, Manuel Filioli Uranio, Lucia Rutigliano and Katrin Hinrichs

1776

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15. Insight Into the Molecular Program of Meiosis

By Hiba Waldman Ben-Asher and Jeremy Don

1133

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16. Quantifying Meiosis: Use of the Fractal Dimension, Df, to Describe and Predict Prophase I Substages and Metaphase I

By Cynthia Ross Friedman and Hua-Feng Wang

1375

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17. Haploid Independent Unreductional Meiosis in Hexaploid Wheat

By Filipe Ressurreição, Augusta Barão, Wanda Viegas and Margarida Delgado

1782

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18. Meiotic Behavior in Intra- and Interspecific Sexual and Somatic Polyploid Hybrids of Some Tropical Species

By Maria Suely Pagliarini, Maria Lúcia Carneiro Vieira and Cacilda Borges do Valle

2143

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19. Meiotic Irregularities in Interspecific Crosses Within Edible Alliums

By Agnieszka Kiełkowska

3197

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20. Evaluation of Interspecific-Interploid Hybrids (F1) and Back Crosses (BC1) in Hylocereus Species (Cactaceae)

By Aroldo Cisneros and Noemi Tel-Zur

3038

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21. Embryology of Flowering Plants Applied to Cytogenetic Studies on Meiosis

By Jorge E. A. Mariath, André L. L. Vanzela, Eliane Kaltchuk-Santos, Karen L. G. De Toni, Célia G. T. J. Andrade, Adriano Silvério, Erica Duarte-Silva, Carlos R. M. da Silva, Juca A. B. San Martin, Fernanda Nogueira and Simone P. Mendes

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22. Investigating Host Induced Meiosis in a Fungal Plant Pathogen

By B. J. Saville, M. E. Donaldson and C. E. Doyle

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