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Maternal-to-zygotic transition: soma versus germline

Martine Simonelig

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mRNA Regulation and Development, Institute of Human Genetics, CNRS UPR1142, Rue de la Cardonille, 34396 Montpellier Cedex 5, France

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Genome Biology 2012, 13:145  doi:10.1186/gb-2012-13-2-145

Published: 22 February 2012


A new study in Drosophila reports the genome-wide analysis of the maternal-to-zygotic transition in primordial germ cells, the progenitors of germline stem cells.

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