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The development of the <i>Drosophila</i> visual system

Tanya Wolff, Kathleen A. Martin, Gerald M. Rubin and S. Lawrence Zipursky

in Molecular and Cellular Approaches to Neural Development

Published in print April 1998 | ISBN: 9780195111668
Published online May 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780199865833 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195111668.003.0013
 The development of the Drosophila visual system

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This chapter considers recent progress on eye development. It describes the structure and development of the visual system, and the genetic strategies used to identify genes controlling its development. It then discusses the molecular basis of a number of different processes regulating individual steps in visual system development.

Keywords: eye development; visual system development; adult visual system; genetic strategies

Chapter.  16114 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Neuroscience

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