By Gustavo Maroni
Drosophila, the typical fruit fly, is the main widely studied of all organisms from the perspective of genetics and cytology. This atlas summarizes what's recognized concerning the nearly a hundred Drosophila genes for which the whole nucleotide series is understood. each one access encompasses a description of the gene's molecular association and expression, the total nucleotide and amino acid sequences, maps of fascinating buildings, highlights of practical positive aspects and promoter regulatory areas, and chosen references to the first literature. A separate part of the atlas considers diversified points of gene association as they take place within the Drosophila genome. issues coated comprise measurement correlations between quite a few genetic components, splicing signs, 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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