Definitions

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  • n. A member of the Tephritidae, a family of fruit flies.
  • adj. Pertaining to this family.

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Examples

  • The small portion of the money that went to France was because that particular tephritid fly pest originated from the Mediterranean... introduced insect pests cost companies a lot of money, and research on them has a direct benefit to the public.

    Newsflash to Palin

  • Update: Here's a good article in Salon.com, Sarah Palin's latest swat at science, about the issue, and what the fruit fly research was on - actually on a tephritid fly that is a pest on olives, which are a major crop in California in particular.

    Newsflash to Palin

  • Based on the landscape of non-coding conservation in tephritids, and our initial success in using conservation in tephritids to identify D. melanogaster regulatory sequences, we suggest that comparison of tephritid genomes may provide a systematic means to annotate the non-coding portion of the D. melanogaster genome.

    ScienceBlogs Channel : Life Science

  • In contrast, none of the three non-conserved tephritid non-coding sequences that we tested drove expression in D. melanogaster embryos.

    ScienceBlogs Channel : Life Science

  • Drosophila melanogaster genome by sequencing and comparing tephritid genomes than sequencing more

    HHMI News

  • Drosophila melanogaster genome, and showed that the matched tephritid and

    HHMI News

  • Drosophila melanogaster, but six of the nine pieces of conserved tephritid DNA functioned as regulatory sequences in the fruit fly.

    HHMI News

  • Furthermore, Peterson found matches for each of the tephritid sequences in the

    HHMI News

  • Palin was referring to a project to fund studies of the olive fruit fly, a true tephritid and a major threat to California's olive industry.

    Myrmecos Blog

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