An Atlas of Drosophila Genes: Sequences and Molecular Features

Hardcover | September 1, 1992

byGustavo MaroniAs told byStephen M. Mount

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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 adescription 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 atlasconsiders 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 informationand making it easily accessible to geneticists and biologists.

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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 adescription of the gene's molecular organization an...

Gustavo Maroni is at University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
Format:HardcoverDimensions:432 pages, 9.57 × 6.73 × 1.1 inPublished:September 1, 1992Publisher:Oxford University Press

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PART I1. The achaete-scute Complex: ac, sc, ase2. The Actin Genes: Act5C, Act42A, Act57B, Act79B, Act87E, Act88F3. Alcohol dehydrogenase: Adh, Adh-dup4. The -Amylase Genes: AmyA, AmyB5. The Andropin and Cecropins Gene Cluster: Anp, CecA1, CecA2, CecB, CecC6. bicoid: bcd7. Blastoderm specific gene at 25D: Bsg25D8. Chorion Protein Genes: Cp36, Cp38, Cp15, Cp16, Cp18, Cp199. Cuticle Protein Genes: Lcp1, Lcp2, Lcp3, Lcp4, Pcp, Edg78E, Edg84A, Edg91A10. The Cytochrome c Gene Cluster: Cytc1, Cytc211. The Dopa decarboxylase Cluster: Dcd, 1(2)amd, Cs, DoxA212. Elongation Factor Genes: Efl 1, Efl 213. even-skipped: eve14. fushi-tarazu: ftz15. hairy: h16. hunchback: hb17. The Heat-Shock Gene Cluster at 67B: Hsp22, Hsp23, Hsp26, Hsp27, HspG1, HspG2, HspG318. The Hsp70 Gene Family: Hsp70A7d, Hsp70A7p, Hsp70C1d1, Hsp70C1d2, Hsp70C1p19. janus: janA, janB20. knirps and Related Genes: kni, knrl, egon21. Kruppel: Kr22. The Metallothionein Genes: Mtn, Mto23. ovarian tumor: otu24. 6-Phosphogluconate Dehydrogenase Gene: Pgd25. paired: prd26. Ribosomal protein 49: Rp4927. Salivary gland Secretion Protein Genes: Sgs3, Sgs5, sgs7, sgs828. The Serendipity Gene Cluster: Sry, Sry, Sry29. Ultrabithorax: Ubx30. vermilion: v31. Vitelline Membrane Protein Genes: Vm26Aa, Vm26Ab, Vm32E, Vm34C, Fcp3C32. yellow: y33. The Yolk Protein Gene Family: Yp1, Yp2, Yp3PART II34. G. Maroni: Size Variations Among the Elements that Constitute the Genes of Drosophila35. S.M. Mount: Messenger RNA Splicing Signals in Drosophila Genes36. R.R. Cavener and B.A. Cavener: Translation Start Sites and mRNA Leaders37. P.M. Sharp and A.T. Lloyd: Codon Usage in Drosophila Genes