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Drosophila - Fruit Fly

Commonly known as fruit Fly, this small insect is most commonly used in genetics experiments due to their fast reproductive cycle and their compact size for large scale experimentation.


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drosophila experiment help

... genetics and in the midst of conducting a Drosophila melangaster fruit fly cross breeding experiment. I have two mutations: ruffled edge ...

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by jftustin42
Thu Nov 15, 2012 10:19 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: drosophila experiment help
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Views: 1596

Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... can call this unlikely. However, if a million fruit flies are born, then it will probably happen ... times. (I will also point out that for a fruit fly, a thousand generations is only about 40 years.) ... well - it is related to what you said above. Drosophila is a highly successful species, with ...

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by AstraSequi
Sun Feb 19, 2012 12:08 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
Replies: 562
Views: 931292

Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... in ambient temperature for populations of the fly Drosophila subobscura  on three continents.  The New scientist comment reads Populations of fruit flies on three separate continents have independently ...

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by scottie
Thu Feb 16, 2012 2:28 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
Replies: 562
Views: 931292

Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... entitled Global Genetic Change Tracks Global Climate Warming in Drosophila subobscura Ok The researchers conclude that populations of fruit flies on three separate continents have independently evolved identical gene changes ...

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by scottie
Fri Feb 10, 2012 4:23 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
Replies: 562
Views: 931292

Drosophila melanogaster eye color mutations

... this? Thank you! The word problem is: 1.) In fruit flies (Drosophila melanogaster) the most common eye color is red. ... probability that a heterozygous red-eyed female fruit fly mated with a white-eyed male will produce any white-eyed ...

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by MissDee
Mon Nov 15, 2010 3:48 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Drosophila melanogaster eye color mutations
Replies: 2
Views: 6798
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