Scientific Source #67 – Biology Textbook

“Through fertilization, the egg and sperm are saved: the egg is activated to begin its developmental program, and the haploid nuclei of the two gametes come together to form the genome of a new diploid organism.”67

67Alberts, B., Johnson, A., Lewis J, et al., Molecular Biology of the Cell, 4th edition, New York: Garland Science, 2002,

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