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Mechanisms of Development
Sexual reproduction in the ciliate Tetrahymena follows a complex developmental program involving the sequential regulation of dozens of genes. Genes that are up-regulated during post-zygotic development in Tetrahymena were isolated by subtractive hybridization. Anlagen stage induced gene 1 (ASI1) encodes a 2.8 kb transcript that contains a single intron and is induced during macronuclear development. ASI1 is a single copy gene in both the micronucleus and the macronucleus. It encodes a 95 kDa conceptual protein with a leucine zipper near the amino terminus
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Udani, Rupa A. and Karrer, Kathleen M., "ASI1, a Gene Encoding a Novel Leucine Zipper Protein, Is Induced during Development of the Macronucleus in Tetrahymena" (2002). Biological Sciences Faculty Research and Publications. 10.