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- n. male or paternal apomixis, involving fusion of the male and female gametes and replacement of the female nucleus by the male nucleus
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- n. male parthenogenesis in which the embryo contains only paternal chromosomes due to the failure of the egg nucleus to participate in fertilization
PNAS introduced me to a brand new one: androgenesis, in which a species reproduces using only the DNA from sperm.
He suspects that androgenesis - the technical name for father-only reproduction - is responsible.
Corley-Smith GE, Brandhorst BP (1999) Preservation of endangered species and populations: a role for genome banking, somatic cell cloning, and androgenesis?
(et qua te ducit via dirige gressum, said Venus) androgenesis*.