Histone Synthesis in Preimplantation Mouse Embryos

  • Peter L. Kaye
  • R. G. Wales


Recent advances in biochemical technology allow more detailed examination of gene expression during cleavage development of the mammalian embryo. As nuclear proteins are so obviously involved in embryonic activity at this time, a study of the expression and metabolism of these proteins (particularly the histones) should prove valuable in elucidating genetic regulatory mechanisms in mammalian development.


Histone Marker Histone Gene Histone Variant Preimplantation Mouse Embryo Research Grant Committee 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter L. Kaye
    • 1
    • 2
  • R. G. Wales
    • 2
  1. 1.Division of Medical Biochemistry, Faculty of MedicineUniversity of CalgaryAlbertaCanada
  2. 2.School of Veterinary StudiesMurdoch UniversityWestern Australia

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