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Gametogenesis and fertilization

This section considers studies in the development of gametes and the processes involved in fertilization continuing to implantation.

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  1. Content type: Research article

    Two stages of genome activation have been identified in the mouse embryo. Specifically, minor transcriptional activation is evident at the one-cell stage and a second major episode of activation occurs at the ...

    Authors: Reza K Oqani, Hong R Kim, Yun F Diao, Chang S Park and Dong I Jin

    Citation: BMC Developmental Biology 2011 11:33

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    The gene transformer-2, which is involved in sex determination, has been studied in Drosophila, Musca, Ceratitis, Anastrepha and Lucilia. All these members of Diptera belong to the suborder Brachycera. In this wo...

    Authors: Iker Martín, María F Ruiz and Lucas Sánchez

    Citation: BMC Developmental Biology 2011 11:19

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    The C. elegans sperm protein SPE-42, a membrane protein of unknown structure and molecular function, is required for fertilization. Sperm from worms with spe-42 mutations appear normal but are unable to fertilize...

    Authors: Luke D Wilson, Jacqueline M Sackett, Bryce D Mieczkowski, Abigail L Richie, Kara Thoemke, Jon N Rumbley and Tim L Kroft

    Citation: BMC Developmental Biology 2011 11:10

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