Isolation of Generative Cells and Sperm from Pollen Tubes of Lilium

  • D. Southworth
  • R. Copley
  • S. Kwiatkowski


Following meiosis, haploid cells do not differentiate directly into sperm cells; rather they divide to form vegetative and generative cells. The latter divide into sperm cells which function in double fertilization.


Pollen Tube Generative Cell Sperm Cell Fluorescein Diacetate Vegetative Nucleus 
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  • D. Southworth
  • R. Copley
  • S. Kwiatkowski

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