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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Drosophilidae — the fruit flies.

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  • The spotted wing drosophila, Drosophila suzukii, an invasive vinegar fly native to southeast Asia, first appeared on fruit crops from California to British Columbia last fall.

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  • Sex in Drosophila is largely determined by alternative splicing

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  • Whitlock & Bourguet, Factors affecting the genetic load in Drosophila: synergistic epistasis and correlations among fitness components, Evolution 2000

    2009 November - Telic Thoughts

  • Scientists regulating a brand brand new drug screening method in Drosophila (fruit flies), have identified multiform drugs as good as tiny molecules that retreat a facilities of frail X set of symptoms -- a frequent form of mental slow-down as good as a single of a leading good well well known causes of autism.

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  • You can see a special Nature web focus here, in which Chris and her editor colleagues write that since its first use as a model organism 100 years ago, Drosophila is one the most Internet-savvy laboratory organisms, with extensive databases devoted to genetics, genomics, taxonomy, breeding and mail ordering.

    Fruit flies poised to take on world

  • The syncytial blastoderm in Drosophila show that the nuclei can independently divide and later form a multicellular embryo.

    Albert de Roos: A design hypothesis for the evolution of the nucleus

  • If vesicles are then generated from this proto-ER/Golgi, a plasma membrane can be formed on an existing cytoskeleton, a process similar to the formation of the cellular blastoderm in Drosophila and similar to the addition of vesicle to the current plasma membrane.

    Albert de Roos: A design hypothesis for the evolution of the nucleus

  • An RNA-directed nuclease mediates post-transcriptional gene silencing in Drosophila cells.

    Advanced Information: The 2006 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

  • In the fission yeast Schizosaccharomyces pombe51,52, and later on in Drosophila and vertebrates, it was found that similar processes keep heterochromatic regions condensed and transcriptionally suppressed.

    Advanced Information: The 2006 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

  • Molecular genetics of the bithorax complex in Drosophila melanogaster.

    Edward B. Lewis - Biography

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