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gnu  -  giant nuclei

Drosophila melanogaster

Synonyms: CG5272, Dmel\CG5272, Gnu
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Anatomical context of gnu

  • The Gnu phosphoprotein is normally synthesized in nurse cells and transported to the developing oocyte [3].


  1. The gnu mutation of Drosophila causes inappropriate DNA synthesis in unfertilized and fertilized eggs. Freeman, M., Glover, D.M. Genes Dev. (1987) [Pubmed]
  2. giant nuclei is essential in the cell cycle transition from meiosis to mitosis. Renault, A.D., Zhang, X.H., Alphey, L.S., Frenz, L.M., Glover, D.M., Saunders, R.D., Axton, J.M. Development (2003) [Pubmed]
  3. Spatial and temporal control of mitotic cyclins by the Gnu regulator of embryonic mitosis in Drosophila. Zhang, X.H., Axton, J.M., Drinjákovic, J., Lorenz, L., White-Cooper, H., Renault, A.D. J. Cell. Sci. (2004) [Pubmed]
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