Campbell Biology (10th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321775651
ISBN 13: 978-0-32177-565-8

Chapter 18 - 18.4 - Concept Check: 3

Answer

Fruit fly maternal effect genes are called egg-polarity genes since they generally set up the polarity of the egg and, thus, the polarity of the embryo after fertilization.

Work Step by Step

This shows how far reaching, even from one generation to another, genes which control he expression of whole suites of other genes are in their effects.
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