By Gustavo Maroni

ISBN-10: 0195071166

ISBN-13: 9780195071160

Drosophila, the typical fruit fly, is the main greatly studied of all organisms from the viewpoint of genetics and cytology. This atlas summarizes what's recognized concerning the nearly a hundred Drosophila genes for which the entire nucleotide series is understood. each one access contains a description of the gene's molecular association and expression, the whole nucleotide and amino acid sequences, maps of fascinating constructions, highlights of useful positive factors and promoter regulatory areas, and chosen references to the first literature. A separate component of the atlas considers assorted points of gene association as they happen within the Drosophila genome. subject matters coated contain dimension correlations between a number of genetic parts, splicing indications, translation initiation indications, and codon bias. The paintings represents a brand new milestone in summarizing present info and making it simply obtainable to geneticists and biologists.

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