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Some Review Questions for Midterm 1. Define each term and give an experimental example of each: genomic equivalence totipotency midblastula transition morphogen zygotic lethal gene maternal effect gene gap gene pair rule gene dominant negative mutation transcriptional synergy enhancer 2. What are the different signal transduction pathways we have discussed in Drosophila axis formation? 3. What are the different transcription factors we have discussed in Drosophila axis formation? How are the mRNAs for these factors distributed in the egg prior to fertilization? 4. What are the different examples of translational control that we have discussed? 5. What are different processes that we have discussed in which microtubules play a role? What about microfilaments? What are the drugs that affect assembly of these cytoskeletal elements? 6. You have generated an antibody that stains only the heart of the Drosophila embryo. How would you identify most of the genes that control development of the heart? How would you find out what proteins these genes encode?
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This note was uploaded on 03/19/2008 for the course MCDB 138 taught by Professor Lyon during the Fall '07 term at UCLA.

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