maternal genes

maternal genes

Segmentation genes that set the polarity and spatial co-ordinates from the anterior and posterior poles of the embryo, and which control the spatial patterns of gap gene transcription.
 
Examples
Bicoid, caudal, nanos.
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Mice with an extra dose of maternal genes developed bigger heads and brains, but had little bodies.
A study reveals that the maternal genes are responsible for a child's intelligence.
Similar has been observed in the zebrafish (Danio rerio) eggs where differences in the expression of maternal genes in eggs from different clutches reflected differences between mothers [25].
Paternal genes carried by the fetus are also responsible for triggering preeclampsia development, but this risk is lower than the risk associated with the carriage of maternal genes [8, 9].
(1997) posterior end mark 2 (pem-2), pem-4, pem-5, and pem-6: Maternal genes with localized mRNA in the ascidian embryo.
Her "excess maternal genes" made her amentor to me and so many other women poets.
It argues that father genes that somehow manage to enhance maternal blood pressure will likely be met by maternal genes compensating this challenge.
The affinity of a citizen to the state is based on citizenship and not on religion; it is based neither on the tribe nor on maternal genes.
Increased dosages of paternal genes result in hyperkinetic behavior, while increased maternal genes result in hypokinetic behavior.
To find seed-introduced maternal genes, the researchers looked for a stretch of DNA that pollen doesn't carry but that does show up in the chloroplasts of seeds.
Somatic cell-oocyte interactions via gap junctions are essential for oocyte growth, provision of substrate for metabolism, cytoplasmic maturation of the oocyte, inhibition of transcription of maternal genes and maintenance of meiotic arrest (1).
Half of your genetic inheritance comes directly from your mother - but while chance plays a role in determining whether or not you inherit certain features, the effects of your maternal genes are also modified by your paternal inheritance and your diet and lifestyle.

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