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Term:
maternal determination of anterior/posterior axis, embryo (GO:0008358)
Annotations: Rat: (7) Mouse: (7) Human: (6) Chinchilla: (2) Bonobo: (4) Dog: (4) Squirrel: (3) Pig: (5) Naked Mole-rat: (4) Green Monkey: (4)
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 +   

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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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