Allorecognition mechanisms during ascidian fertilization

Ascidians (primitive chordates) are hermaphroditic animals, releasing sperm and eggs nearly simultaneously. But, many ascidians, including Ciona intestinalis and Halocynthia roretzi, show self-sterility or preference for cross-fertilization rather than self-fertilization. The molecular mechanisms un...

Full description

Control number: 382956 Serial component
Main author: Harada, Yoshito
Other authors: Sawada, Hitoshi
Language: English
Subjects:
Related items: In : International journal of developmental biology Vol. 52, N. 5-6 (2008)