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Curr Opin Genet Dev. 1993 Aug;3(4):566-73.

Transcriptional regulation and spatial patterning in Drosophila.

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  • 1Abteilung Molekulare Entwicklungsbiologie, Max-Planck-Institut für biophysikalische Chemie, Göttingen, Germany.

Abstract

Pattern formation in Drosophila is initiated by a small set of asymmetrically distributed maternal transcription factors that act as graded morphogens along the anterior-posterior and the dorsal-ventral axes of the embryo. Recent progress in the field provides first insight into the molecular mechanisms by which long-range positional information in the egg causes a series of localized zygotic transcription factors to position the developmental fate along the blastoderm.

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8241768
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