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An Atlas of Drosophila Genes : Sequences and Molecular Features - Gustavo Maroni

An Atlas of Drosophila Genes

Sequences and Molecular Features

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Published: 24th June 1993
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Drosophila, the common fruit fly, is the most extensively studied of all organisms from the standpoint of genetics and cytology. This atlas summarizes what is known about the approximately 100 Drosophila genes for which the complete nucleotide sequence is known. Each entry includes a description of the gene's molecular organization and expression, the complete nucleotide and amino acid sequences, maps of interesting structures, highlights of functional features and promoter regulatory regions, and selected references to the primary literature. A separate section of the atlas considers different aspects of gene organization as they occur in the Drosophila genome. Topics covered include size correlations among various genetic elements, splicing signals, translation initiation signals, and codon bias. The work represents a new milestone in summarizing current information and making it easily accessible to geneticists and biologists.

PART I 1: The achaete-scute Complex: ac, sc, ase 2: The Actin Genes: Act5C, Act42A, Act57B, Act79B, Act87E, Act88F 3: Alcohol dehydrogenase: Adh, Adh-dup 4: The -Amylase Genes: AmyA, AmyB 5: The Andropin and Cecropins Gene Cluster: Anp, CecA1, CecA2, CecB, CecC 6: bicoid: bcd 7: Blastoderm specific gene at 25D: Bsg25D 8: Chorion Protein Genes: Cp36, Cp38, Cp15, Cp16, Cp18, Cp19 9: Cuticle Protein Genes: Lcp1, Lcp2, Lcp3, Lcp4, Pcp, Edg78E, Edg84A, Edg91A 10: The Cytochrome c Gene Cluster: Cytc1, Cytc2 11: The Dopa decarboxylase Cluster: Dcd, 1(2)amd, Cs, DoxA2 12: Elongation Factor Genes: Efl 1, Efl 2 13: even-skipped: eve 14: fushi-tarazu: ftz 15: hairy: h 16: hunchback: hb 17: The Heat-Shock Gene Cluster at 67B: Hsp22, Hsp23, Hsp26, Hsp27, HspG1, HspG2, HspG3 18: The Hsp70 Gene Family: Hsp70A7d, Hsp70A7p, Hsp70C1d1, Hsp70C1d2, Hsp70C1p 19: janus: janA, janB 20: knirps and Related Genes: kni, knrl, egon 21: Kruppel: Kr 22: The Metallothionein Genes: Mtn, Mto 23: ovarian tumor: otu 24: 6-Phosphogluconate Dehydrogenase Gene: Pgd 25: paired: prd 26: Ribosomal protein 49: Rp49 27: Salivary gland Secretion Protein Genes: Sgs3, Sgs5, sgs7, sgs8 28: The Serendipity Gene Cluster: Sry, Sry, Sry 29: Ultrabithorax: Ubx 30: vermilion: v 31: Vitelline Membrane Protein Genes: Vm26Aa, Vm26Ab, Vm32E, Vm34C, Fcp3C 32: yellow: y 33: The Yolk Protein Gene Family: Yp1, Yp2, Yp3 PART II 34: G. Maroni: Size Variations Among the Elements that Constitute the Genes of Drosophila 35: S.M. Mount: Messenger RNA Splicing Signals in Drosophila Genes 36: R.R. Cavener and B.A. Cavener: Translation Start Sites and mRNA Leaders 37: P.M. Sharp and A.T. Lloyd: Codon Usage in Drosophila Genes

ISBN: 9780195071160
ISBN-10: 0195071166
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 426
Published: 24th June 1993
Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.2 x 17.1  x 2.9
Weight (kg): 0.8