Odd-skipped

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Definition

noun

(1) One of the pair-rule genes that function as genetic regulator of the expression of segment-polarity gene.

(2) The gene product of odd skipped.


Supplement

Mutation in this gene affects the odd-numbered segments of the embryo, hence the name.


Symbol: odd (gene) and Odd (gene product).

See also: pair-rule gene.