8-26-09 - Developmental Biology: How does a fertilized egg...

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Developmental Biology: How does a fertilized egg become you, versus your neighbor, versus a fish, etc.
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Developmental Biology at a Glance
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-Combine 1 (and only 1) sperm pronuclei with egg pronuclei -generate a zygote
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-generates multicellularity -wide variety of patterns -initiate zygotic gene transcription
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-generates 3 germ layers ( endoderm, mesoderm, ectoderm ) -wide variety of patterns -embryonic axes ( D/V, A/P, L/R ) are established (if they aren’t already) -cell signaling -cell movements
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-genesis of organs -derived from specific germ layers -cell signaling -cell movements -generating differentiated cell types: differentiation
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-genesis of organs -derived from specific germ layers -cell signaling -cell movements -generating form: morphogenesis
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-production of gametes to start the cycle again.
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Metazoan developmental patterns multicellular organisms that undergo embryonic development phylogenetic tree
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sponges jellyfish, corals comb jellies Plasmodium: ~ 5,000 genes, 24 Mb genome http://protists.ensembl.org/ Chlamydomonas: ~15,000 genes, 120 Mb genome Merchant, et al, 07 Science Rokas, 08, Ann Rev Gen
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This note was uploaded on 09/29/2009 for the course BIO 349 taught by Professor Wallingford during the Spring '09 term at University of Texas.

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8-26-09 - Developmental Biology: How does a fertilized egg...

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