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spectrosome

A germline specific spherical organelle, rich in membrane skeletal proteins. Precursor to the fusome. [GOC:bf]
National Institutes of Health

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2015
2015
Stem cells have remarkable self-renewal ability and differentiation potency, which are critical for tissue repair and tissue… Expand
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2013
2013
Drosophila testes are generally considered a useful model for studying the fundamental developmental processes of heterogametic… Expand
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2012
2012
Male germline stem cells (GSCs) in Drosophila melanogaster divide asymmetrically by orienting the mitotic spindle with respect to… Expand
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
The fusome plays an essential role in prefollicular germ cell development within insects such as Drosophila melanogaster. Alpha… Expand
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Review
2001
Review
2001
Early oogenesis in Drosophila, with a stereotypic pattern of germ cell division and differentiation, provides an attractive model… Expand
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Review
1999
Review
1999
The Drosophila oocyte is a highly specialized cell type whose development utilizes MTOCs in various contexts. Figure 4 (see color… Expand
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
To elucidate the potential role of localized components in the specification of the germ cell lineage we analyzed the composition… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Germline stem cells play a pivotal role in gametogenesis; yet little is known about how they are formed, how they divide to self… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
In the Drosophila ovary, membrane skeletal proteins such as the adducin-like Hts protein(s), spectrin, and ankyrin are found in… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Germline cysts containing 16 interconnected cells (cystocytes) are produced at an early stage of Drosophila oogenesis by… Expand
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