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University of Chicago Medical Center

doublesex Expression Mirrors Future Wing Pattern

Caption: This photo shows the expression of doublesex protein (green) during development mirrors the future wing pattern of an adult Papilio polytes butterfly.

Credit: University of Chicago, Marcus Kronforst

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