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Search Results for: pair-rule gene

Pair-rule gene

Definition noun A segmentation gene whose expression subdivides the embryo into a series of stripes, and sets the boundaries... Read More

Even-skipped

Definition noun (1) One of the pair-rule genes (together with hairy and runt) directly activated by gap gene products... Read More

Zygotic-effect gene

Definition noun, plural: zygotic-effect genes (1) Any of the genes expressed in the early embryo. (2) Any of the genes... Read More

Fushi tarazu

Definition noun (1) A pair-rule gene which, together with even-skipped, plays a crucial role in the activation of the... Read More

Parasegment

Definition noun, plural: parasegments The fundamental unit of Drosophila development, which is made up of portions of two... Read More