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Parental Competition in the Fetus

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This page describes the consequences of the asymmetries caused by eggs being provided with costly resources from its mother.  This presents positional opportunities for the mother's genes to gain advantage over the father and offspring. 
The effect of this asymmetry is to limit the impacts of both offspring and father on the mother.  The strategies are outlined. 
Introduction
The divergent requirements of Males and Females present multiple opportunities for
This page reviews the implications of selection, variation and heredity in a complex adaptive system (CAS).  The mechanism and its emergence are discussed. 
selection to act
on the phenotypic is the system that results from the controlled expression of the genes.  It is typically represented by a bacterial cell or the body of a multi-cell animal or plant.  The point is that the genes provide the control surface and the abstract recipe that has been used to generate the cell. 
strategies and
Plans emerge in complex adaptive systems (CAS) to provide the instructions that agents use to perform actions.  The component architecture and structure of the plans is reviewed. 
plans
of the 'competing' partners genes. 

Within the developing fetus of diploid, describes a cell with two sets of schematic material.  A different set can come from each parent in sexual reproduction. 
genetic parents the mechanisms present themselves through the mechanism of imprinting.  One of the pair of diploid chromosomes are an aggregate of a very long DNA molecule with associated proteins including histones.  Human chromosomes are visible as 23 distinct pairs during cell division, prior to their refolding into chromatin structures. 
is generally inactivated to obtain the correct operation of the cellular processes.  Which of the pair is inactivated presents an asymmetric opportunity that
This page reviews the implications of selection, variation and heredity in a complex adaptive system (CAS).  The mechanism and its emergence are discussed. 
evolution
has found strategies to exploit.  While a particular fetus can benefit from obtaining nutrients from its mother, the mother's genes may benefit from spreading the nutrients between the mother and her various offspring.  Since human females can mate with various males, it is asymmetrically in the male's interest to ensure that its own offspring gets a significant share of the nutrients. 

If the male chromosome are an aggregate of a very long DNA molecule with associated proteins including histones.  Human chromosomes are visible as 23 distinct pairs during cell division, prior to their refolding into chromatin structures. 
remains active it can potentially assist its fetus in maximizing its chances of success. 

Experimental data, from Harvard researcher's Christopher Gregg and Catherine Dulac, studying the genetic control of feeding in embryos, suggests the maternal chromosomes remain more active in the brains of the fetus, particularly in areas that affect feeding operations, while paternal chromosomes are more active in the adult.  In effect the mother has leveraged her
This page describes the consequences of the asymmetries caused by eggs having to include resources required for the development of sexually reproduced organisms while sperms do not.   
The impact of this asymmetry is to force alternative strategies on males and females.  The strategies are outlined. 
control of the egg's chemistry
to
Flows of different kinds are essential to the operation of complex adaptive systems (CAS). 
Example flows are outlined.  Constraints on flows support the emergence of the systems.  Examples of constraints are discussed. 
limit the embryo's feeding
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Finally it includes a section presenting our formal representation of schematic goals. 
Each goal has a series of associated complex adaptive system (CAS) strategy strings. 
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