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Term:
zygotic determination of anterior/posterior axis, embryo (GO:0007354)
Annotations: Rat: (5) Mouse: (5) Human: (6) Chinchilla: (4) Bonobo: (6) Dog: (3) Squirrel: (0) Pig: (4)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
maternal determination of anterior/posterior axis, embryo +   
zygotic determination of anterior/posterior axis, embryo +   
The specification of the anterior/posterior axis of the embryo by products of genes expressed in the zygote; exemplified in insects by the gap genes, pair rule genes and segment polarity gene cascade.

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Definition Sources: http://fly.ebi.ac.uk/allied-data/lk/interactive-fly/aimain/1aahome.htm, ISBN:0879694238

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