Life: The Science of Biology 11th Edition

Published by W. H. Freeman
ISBN 10: 1-31901-016-4
ISBN 13: 978-1-31901-016-4

Chapter 52 - Animal Behavior - 52.2 - Behavior Can Be Genetically Determined - 52.2 Recap - Learning Outcomes - Page 1120: 3


The development of male behaviors involving mating rituals is controlled by the fruitless (fru) gene and the development of male anatomy is controlled by the doublesex (dsx)gene. These two genes form an expression cascade that causes different dsx and fru gene products between the genders.

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