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Genetics and biology of Drosophila

Genetics and biology of Drosophila

edited by M. Ashburner and E. Novitski.

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Published by Academic Press, 1976-1986. in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Drosophila melanogaster -- Collected works,
  • Drosophila,
  • Insects -- Genetics,
  • Drosophila melanogaster -- Genetics -- Collected works,
  • Drosophila -- Genetics -- Collected works

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsAshburner, M., Novitski, Edward, Wright, Theodore R. F., Thompson, James N., Carson, Hampton Lawrence, 1914-
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv. 1-3 in 11. :
    Number of Pages11
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18672302M

    Francis Galton 's data from shows the relationship between offspring height as a function of mean parent height. Later, work on the fruit fly expanded into 'chromosome mechanics' and into the genetic principles of developmental systems, much of which has yet to be fully appreciated. Another theory that had some support at that time was the inheritance of acquired characteristics : the belief that individuals inherit traits strengthened by their parents. She can at times drift too far into molecular biology for a lay reader, but her book is at its best when it conveys both the ingenuity and sheer labor necessary to coax biological secrets out of Drosophila.

    When pairing organism with fruit fly experiment, what the genetics of time. Research into Drosophila has resulted in at least five Nobel Prizes. Consequently, the maggots hatched from those eggs are healthy and have higher appropriateness in contrast to the maggots that are hatched from diurnal oviposited eggs. The standard map of the polytene chromosome divides the genome into numbered bands is the X, is the second, the third and the fourth ; each of those is divided into six letter bands A-F and those are subdivided into up to 13 numbered divisions the picture above shows band P-element mutagenesis This technique utilizes P-elements usually containing gene markers as described aboveor other transposable elements, to move around in the genome to disrupt gene function.

    A huge array of genetic techniques exists to allow researchers to manipulate the fly genome to overexpress, knock-down, mutate, tag, or alter the expression of a gene or genes [ 28 ]. Research into Drosophila has resulted in at least five Nobel Prizes. The imaginative gap between these gene names based on the purpose they serve in fruit flies and their function later discovered in humans makes obvious just how difficult it can be to anticipate the relevance of fruit-fly research beforehand. These endosymbionts can act as reproductive manipulators, such as cytoplasmic incompatibility induced by Wolbachia or male-killing induced by the D. As a result, by reading the polytene bands, you can see what part of the chromosome you are looking at. Humans, it turns out, have versions of the hedgehog gene—three, in fact, derivatively named Indian hedgehog, desert hedgehog, and Sonic hedgehog.


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