Experiments in genetics with Drosophila. by Monroe W. Strickberger

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  • Drosophila melanogaster

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Bibliography: p. 143-144.

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Paginationix, 144 p. illus. ;
Number of Pages144
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Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number:   Fruit flies of the genus Drosophila have been an attractive and effective genetic model organism since Thomas Hunt Morgan and colleagues made seminal discoveries with them a century ago. Work with Drosophila has enabled dramatic advances in cell and developmental biology, neurobiology and behavior, molecular biology, evolutionary and population genetics, and other by: In this book, the author documents the discovery of one of the most famous model organisms in biology- Drosophila, and its application in the field of genetics.

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Morgan began breeding the white-eyed mutant fly and found that in one. Drosophila melanogaster Life Cycle (K. Weigmann et al, ) At the beginning of the experiment, the original stocks of flies (G0) were homozygous for either the red-eye (wild-type) or white-eye (mutant) phenotype, with red eye type being dominant to white eye type.

The gene that codes for eye color is located on the X chromosome in Drosophila File Size: KB. The fly Drosophila melanogaster serves as the classic model for the demonstration of the basic phenomena of genetics.

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25,Lexington, Ky., U.S.—died Dec. 4,Pasadena, Calif.), American zoologist and geneticist, famous for his experimental research with the fruit fly (Drosophila) by which he established the chromosome theory of showed that genes are linked in a series on chromosomes and are responsible for identifiable, hereditary traits.

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Experiments in Genetics with.Breeding Experiments in Drosophila Melanogaster Life cycle of Drosophila melanogaster Drosophila melanogaster is a common fruit fly used as a test system and has contributed to the establishment of the basic principles of heredity.

It is also called the “Cinderella of Genetics”. Drosophila melanogaster is a dipterous, holometabolous insect.Drosophila ampelophila (the small red-eyed "pomace-fly") is very common about cider-mills, ripe fruit, vinegar-barrels, and the like.

The larvæ normally live in the pulp of rotting fruits, especially during the acetic-acid stage of decay.

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