Gene activity in early development

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Academic Press, 1976 - Science - 452 pages
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Introduction: the variable gene activity theory of cell differentiation; The onset of genome control in embryogenesis; First indices of differential embryo cell function; Quantitative aspects of protein synthesis in early embryos: the role of maternal components; Transcription in early embryos; RNA sequence complexity and structural gene transcription in early embryos; Localization of morphogenetic determinants in egg cytoplasm; Lampbrush chromosomes and the synthesis of heterogeneous nuclear and messenger RNA's during oogenesis.

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DNA Constancy and Nuclear Transplantation
Direct Evidence for the Variable Gene Activity Theory
The Onset of Genome Control in Embryogenesis

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