gene clusters

hardies at hardies at
Fri May 19 00:25:25 EST 1995

In article <3pfrjf$3ld at>, griffin at 
(David H. Griffin) writes:

> ...Is gene clustering of
> physiologically related genes common amongst other organisms than
> fungi?
> Any ideas on the
> evolutionary basis?

Major histocompatibility complex in mammals: coordinated inheritance
of a polymorphic haplotype

hox complex in mammals, homeobox complex in Drosophila (bithorax, antennepedia,
etc): order of
expression during development somehow influenced by relative
chromosomal location.

Steve Hardies

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