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Condition in which gametes which fuse differ in size and/or motility. In OOGAMY, gametes differ in both properties. Significantly, the sperm often contributes the sole centriole for the resulting zygote.

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Experimental evidence for evolution

... of sperm competition theory was that sperm competition selected for the evolution of numerous, tiny sperm, and that this force maintained anisogamy . Here, we empirically test this prediction directly by using selective breeding to generate controlled and independent variance in sperm ...

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by einfopedia
Fri Mar 30, 2012 10:48 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Experimental evidence for evolution
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