Definitions

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  • n. A gene in Drosophila melanogaster that encodes a receptor tyrosine kinase protein essential to the development of R7 cells in the embryonic eye.

Etymologies

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seven +‎ -less

Examples

  • B2 (growth factor receptor-bound protein 2) and SHC1 (Src homology 2 domain containing transforming protein 1), which activate Ras proteins upon recruitment of the guanine nucleotide exchange factor SOS (son of sevenless).

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