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An Atlas of Drosophila Genes: Sequences and Molecular Features

By: G Maroni

352 pages, 139 line illus

Oxford University Press

Hardback | Nov 1993 | #28885 | ISBN: 0195071166
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Summarises current knowledge of approximately 100 Drosophila genes for which the complete nucleotide sequence is known.


PART I; 1. The achaete-scute Complex: ac, sc, ase; 2. The Actin Genes: Act5C, Act42A, Act57B, Act79B, Act87E, Act88F; 3. Alcohol dehydrogenase: Adh, Adh-dup; 4. The -Amylase Genes: AmyA, AmyB; 5. The Andropin and Cecropins Gene Cluster: Anp, CecA1, CecA2, CecB, CecC; 6. bicoid: bcd; 7. Blastoderm specific gene at 25D: Bsg25D; 8. Chorion Protein Genes: Cp36, Cp38, Cp15, Cp16, Cp18, Cp19; 9. Cuticle Protein Genes: Lcp1, Lcp2, Lcp3, Lcp4, Pcp, Edg78E, Edg84A, Edg91A; 10. The Cytochrome c Gene Cluster: Cytc1, Cytc2; 11. The Dopa decarboxylase Cluster: Dcd, 1(2)amd, Cs, DoxA2; 12. Elongation Factor Genes: Efl 1, Efl 2; 13. even-skipped: eve; 14. fushi-tarazu: ftz; 15. hairy: h; 16. hunchback: hb; 17. The Heat-Shock Gene Cluster at 67B: Hsp22, Hsp23, Hsp26, Hsp27, HspG1, HspG2, HspG3; 18. The Hsp70 Gene Family: Hsp70A7d, Hsp70A7p, Hsp70C1d1, Hsp70C1d2, Hsp70C1p; 19. janus: janA, janB; 20. knirps and Related Genes: kni, knrl, egon; 21. Kruppel: Kr; 22. The Metallothionein Genes: Mtn, Mto; 23. ovarian tumor: otu; 24. 6-Phosphogluconate Dehydrogenase Gene: Pgd; 25. paired: prd; 26. Ribosomal protein 49: Rp49; 27. Salivary gland Secretion Protein Genes: Sgs3, Sgs5, sgs7, sgs8; 28. The Serendipity Gene Cluster: Sry, Sry, Sry; 29. Ultrabithorax: Ubx; 30. vermilion: v; 31. Vitelline Membrane Protein Genes: Vm26Aa, Vm26Ab, Vm32E, Vm34C, Fcp3C; 32. yellow: y; 33. The Yolk Protein Gene Family: Yp1, Yp2, Yp3; PART II; 34. Size Variations Among the Elements that Constitute the Genes of Drosophila; 35. Messenger RNA Splicing Signals in Drosophila Genes; 36. Translation Start Sites and mRNA Leaders; 37. Codon Usage in Drosophila Genes

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