OBO ID: GO:0010198
Term Name: synergid death Search Ontology:
  • synergid cell death
  • synergid degeneration
Definition: Synergid cells undergo degeneration and death in response to penetration by the pollen tube. It is an active process that involves a dramatic decrease in cell volume, collapse of the vacuoles, and complete disintegration of the plasma membrane and most organelles. 12215516
Ontology: GO: Biological Process   QuickGO   AmiGO
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