Drosophila melanogaster


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Drosophila melanogaster

A genus of fruit flies used extensively in the study of genetics. The development of the chromosome theory of heredity was largely the outcome of research on this species.
See also: Drosophila
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The eclosion rhythms of Drosophila melanogaster males and females.
Similar gene expression patterns characterize aging and oxidative stress in Drosophila melanogaster.
13) Chung, H, Bogwitz, M R, McCart, C, Andrianopoulos, A, Ffrench-Constant, R H, Batterham, P, and Daborn, P J, 'Cis-regulatory elements in the Accord retrotransposon result in tissue-specific expression of the Drosophila melanogaster insecticide resistance gene Cyp6g1', Genetics, vol.
Drosophila melanogaster and entomobryids were high-quality prey, with respect to all three parameters.
The secretory activity of the proventriculus of Drosophila melanogaster.
The fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster is one of the most widely used and successful genetic model systems for studying development and behavior.
A genetic analysis of the pteridine biosynthetic enzyme, guanosine triphosphate cyclohydrolase, in Drosophila melanogaster.
demonstrate that fruit fly, Drosophila melanogaster, Manf(DmMANF) is a true orthologue to mammalian MANF, meaning that the proteins have similar biological functions in the two systems.
carnosine and its Trolox-(water-soluble analog of alpha-tocopherol) acylated derivatives (S,S)-6-hydroxy-2,5,7,8-tetramethylchroman-2-carbonyl-beta-alanyl-L-histidine (S,S-Trolox-carnosine, STC) and (R,S)-6-hydroxy-2,5,7,8-tetramethylchroman-2-carbonyl-beta-alanyl-L-histidine (R,S-Trolox-carnosine, RTC) on the life span of the fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster.
They cover interactions among sleep-active neurons in the preoptic hypothalamus in the regulation of nonREM sleep, sleep and immune function, genetic approaches to the problem of sleep, the genetics of sleep in Drosophila melanogaster, studies of behavioral quiescence in the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans, identifying the function of sleep by investigating sleep and wakefulness at the molecular level, a model of brain plasticity to explain effects of sleep on adult neurogenesis, sleep and synaptic homeostasis, growing evidence that sleep is important for learning and memory, and revisiting the ontogenetic hypothesis of rapid eye movement sleep function.
We cultured wild-type and various mutant strains of the fruit fly, Drosophila melanogaster, under different lighting conditions, and used Western blot along with BCA assay to analyze whether the levels of CaM kinase II are affected by the amount of light the flies were exposed to.

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