Behavioural genetics: Sexual attraction: finding the right switch

Casci, Tanita
July 2005
Nature Reviews Genetics;Jul2005, Vol. 6 Issue 7, p517
Academic Journal
Presents a study which examined the switching of the courtship behavior among male and female fruit flies through alternative splicing of a single gene. Switch gene that encodes a zinc-finger protein; Genes that are necessary and sufficient to specify a particular anatomical part; Analysis of several complex behaviors.


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