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Term:
maternal determination of anterior/posterior axis, embryo (GO:0008358)
Annotations: Rat: (8) Mouse: (6) Human: (9) Chinchilla: (2) Bonobo: (2) Dog: (5) Squirrel: (2) Pig: (8)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
maternal determination of anterior/posterior axis, embryo +   
The specification of the anterior/posterior axis of the embryo by gradients of maternally-transcribed gene products; exemplified in insects by the morphogens, bicoid and nanos.
zygotic determination of anterior/posterior axis, embryo +   

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

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