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  • noun genetics A proneural gene, often associated with scute, that is required for the formation of many larval and adult sense organs


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  • ( "achaete" and "scute") very close or adjacent to one another, it became evident that this was in all probability an example of the above postulated occurrence.

    Hermann J. Muller - Nobel Lecture


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