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Coordinate gene


noun, plural: coordinate genes

A gene that establishes the major coordinate axes of the embryo, especially the anterior-posterior axis and the dorsal-ventral axis.


This gene functions in establishing the front and rear, as well as the top and bottom of the embryo. In fruitfly embryogenesis, examples of these genes are bicoid, nanos and caudal.


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... proteins in a mitochondrian are nuclear-encoded, the proliferation of the mitochondria can be limited by the availability of the nuclear-encoded gene products. It would be interesting if there are faster linkages, such as signaling cascades, the trigger mitochondrial replication checkpoints. ...

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mutations annotations and analysis

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Topic: mutations annotations and analysis
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Reasons for Skepticism on the Endosymbiosis?

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Thu Jan 12, 2012 7:43 pm
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... Successful responses to environment remain in memory in the population (gene pool) to in turn keep going the billions year old cycle of life that ... for attaching to a surface, presenting another challenge for neurons to coordinate. If this is one of the steps in the emergence of intelligence ...

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by GaryGaulin
Sat Apr 11, 2009 1:58 am
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Topic: Intelligent Design?
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Re: Which software to be used???

... code which should be listed somewhere in the annotation data for the gene. I don’t know what the ncbi annotations look like, but the Swiss-Prot ... used in making the model. You get a summary file and a separate pdb coordinate file so you can display your spaghetti if you wish.

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by blcr11
Tue Mar 04, 2008 9:03 pm
Forum: Bioinformatics
Topic: Which software to be used???
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