genus Drosophila


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Noun1.genus Drosophila - a genus of Drosophilidae
arthropod genus - a genus of arthropods
drosophila, Drosophila melanogaster - small fruit fly used by Thomas Hunt Morgan in studying basic mechanisms of inheritance
vinegar fly - flies whose larvae feed on pickles and imperfectly sealed preserves
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Sturtevant, "Flies of the genus Drosophila as possible disease carriers," The Journal of Parasitology, vol.
Drosophila turns out to be the apt model system for studying interspecific competition, because in the genus Drosophila one finds a large number of species, some showing high degrees of morphological and ecological similarities and also close genetical relationships (Tantawy 1964).
In preclinical studies, the researchers at Dukc-NUS Graduate Medical School in Singapore showed that Zif is important for inhibiting overgrowth of neural stem cells in fruit flies (genus Drosophila) by ensuring that a proliferation factor (known as aPKC) maintains appropriate levels in neural stem cells.
In preclinical studies, the researchers at Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School in Singapore showed that Zif is important for inhibiting overgrowth of neural stem cells in fruit flies (genus Drosophila) by ensuring that a proliferation factor (known as aPKC) maintains appropriate levels in neural stem cells.
Notes on breeding and feeding sites of some species of the repleta group of the genus Drosophila (Diptera, Drosophilidae).
The relevant comparison in this regard is Patterson and Stone's Evolution in the Genus Drosophila (Patterson and Stone 1952).
The classification of the genus Drosophila, with descriptions of nine new species.
The Drosophilidae of the Nearctic region, exclusive of the genus Drosophila. U.