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Polarity in Drosophila oocyte - bicoid & oskar genes

Dr Daniel St. Johnston

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Credit: Polarity in Drosophila oocyte - bicoid & oskar genes. Credit: Katie Litiere-Smith & Daniel St Johnston. Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International (CC BY-NC 4.0)


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An illustration of the role of the bicoid and oskar genes in defining the anterior/posterior axis in a developing Drosophila embryo. The image shows the locaoisation of bicoid mRNA (black) and oskar mRNA (red) to the anterior and posterior poles, respectively, of the stage 10 oocyte.



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