Germ Cell Development and Gamete Formation Quiz

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What are gametes derived from?

Primordial germ cells

When do primordial germ cells originate?

During week 2

Where do primordial germ cells migrate to during gastrulation?

The wall yolk sac through the primitive streak

When do primordial germ cells arrive at the developing gonads?

By week 5

What process do primordial germ cells undergo to reduce gametes to haploid?

Meiosis

True or false: Primordial germ cells originate from the postimplantation epiblast cells during week 2?

True

True or false: PGCs migrate to the wall yolk sac through the primitive streak during gastrulation?

True

True or false: PGCs divide and increase in number during migration?

True

True or false: PGCs undergo gametogenesis, which reduces the gametes to haploid by meiosis?

True

True or false: SRY gene influences the formation of testes?

True

Test your knowledge on the formation of male and female gametes from germ cells. Learn about the origin and migration of primordial germ cells, as well as their arrival in the developing gonads.

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