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Problem: Nuclei from almost any source may be injected into Xenopus oocytes. Studies have shown that these nuclei remain active in transcription and translation.How can such an experimental system be useful in developmental genetic studies?A. This system is used to study transcriptional enhancers and suppressors.B. This system is used to study nuclear-nuclear interactions.C. This system is used to study intercellular interactions during fetal development.D. This system is used to study translational and post-translational processes.E. This system is used to study the effects of mutagens on the development of germ-line cultures.F. This system is used to study maternal effect.

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Xenopus: model animal for developmental genetics

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Nuclei from almost any source may be injected into Xenopus oocytes. Studies have shown that these nuclei remain active in transcription and translation.

How can such an experimental system be useful in developmental genetic studies?

A. This system is used to study transcriptional enhancers and suppressors.

B. This system is used to study nuclear-nuclear interactions.

C. This system is used to study intercellular interactions during fetal development.

D. This system is used to study translational and post-translational processes.

E. This system is used to study the effects of mutagens on the development of germ-line cultures.

F. This system is used to study maternal effect.

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