Drosophila melanogaster

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Noun1.Drosophila melanogaster - small fruit fly used by Thomas Hunt Morgan in studying basic mechanisms of inheritanceDrosophila melanogaster - small fruit fly used by Thomas Hunt Morgan in studying basic mechanisms of inheritance
fruit fly, pomace fly - any of numerous small insects whose larvae feed on fruits
genus Drosophila - a genus of Drosophilidae
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Among them are assessing the contributions of motor enzymes and microtubule dynamics to mitotic chromosome motions, cell sheet morphogenesis: dorsal closure in Drosophila melanogaster as a model system, ribosomal stalling during translation: providing substrates for ribosome-associated protein quality control, mechanisms of tail-anchored membrane protein targeting and insertion, sex and gender differences in the outcomes of vaccination over the life course.
1C and 1D), and vinegar fly, Drosophila melanogaster Meigen (n = 258) (Fig.
Fruit flies - at least Drosophila melanogaster, the most common fly buzzing around your bananas - are attracted to aging fruit, rotting fruit in particular.
Sequence finishing and mapping of Drosophila melanogaster heterochromatin.
In the present study, caveolin-1 was amplified in the larvae and adults of Drosophila melanogaster to observe their expression levels.
For the current study the researchers used the Drosophila melanogaster Genetic Reference Panel.
Body fat in insects such as fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster plays a key role throughout its development, to meet the new physiological and energy needs [15].
Their Majesties concluded their tour with a visit to the Lab 421, which works on Drosophila melanogaster developmental biology; Drosophila melanogaster (the fruit fly) is used as a model experimental organism for studies in Genetics, Developmental Biology and Modeling of human diseases, among many other subjects of biomedical importance.
Drosophila melanogaster is an ideal model for studying the role of lncRNAs during development and has been used successfully to investigate the molecular and cellular basis of neurodegenerative disorders.
We use the fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster as a model to study the mechanisms of origin specification.
Longterm melatonin administration alleviates paraquat mediated oxidative stress in drosophila melanogaster
Which insect, having the Latin name Drosophila melanogaster, has been beneficial in the study of genetics?

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