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Genome Analysis in Eukaryotes: Developmental and Evolutionary Aspects

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Edited By: RN Chatterjee and L Sanchez


Hardback | Dec 1998 | #123483 | ISBN: 3540635246
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Focuses on the understanding of the genetic and molecular mechanisms controlling development in animals. Some of these mechanisms are studied within an evolutionary context. A genetic approach to the understanding of behavior, by using Drosophila, is also presented. Extensively referenced.


Control of cell proliferation during animal development and evolution; maternal information and genetic control of oogenesis in drosophila; egg maturation and events leading to embryonic development in the sawfly; developmental aspects of mulberry and nonmulberry silkworm sp; early events associated with sex determination in drosophila; elimination of X chromosomes and the problem of sex determination in sciara ocellaris; mechanisms and evolutionary origins of gene dosage compensation; on how the memory of determination is kept; operational redundancy.

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