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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
Replies: 3
Views: 1231

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: 559
Views: 756287

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: 6534

Re: Wolf - Chihuahua - Great Dane: same species ?

... from A in one step ? Here's an example with a fruit fly species: An experiment demonstrating allopatric speciation in the fruit fly (Drosophila pseudoobscura) conducted by Diane Dodd. A single population ...

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by robsabba
Wed Dec 02, 2009 3:57 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Wolf - Chihuahua - Great Dane: same species ?
Replies: 12
Views: 12729

Sex linked recessive mutation

The species of fruit fly is Drosophila melanogaster, if that helps. But yes, I'm pretty sure you have ...

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by darkryder341
Tue Dec 01, 2009 3:57 am
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Sex linked recessive mutation
Replies: 5
Views: 2953
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