Wispy, the Drosophila Homolog of GLD-2, Is Required During Oogenesis and Egg Activation by ProQuest

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DOI: 10.1534/genetics.107.084558



             Wispy, the Drosophila Homolog of GLD-2, Is Required During
                             Oogenesis and Egg Activation

 Jun Cui, Katharine L. Sackton, Vanessa L. Horner, Kritika E. Kumar and Mariana F. Wolfner1
                           Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14853
                                                   Manuscript received November 15, 2007
                                                  Accepted for publication February 10, 2008


                                                               ABSTRACT
                Egg activation is the process that modifies mature, arrested oocytes so that embryo development can
             proceed. One key aspect of egg activation is the cytoplasmic polyadenylation of certain maternal mRNAs to
          
								
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