Drosophila melanogaster


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  • noun

Synonyms for Drosophila melanogaster

small fruit fly used by Thomas Hunt Morgan in studying basic mechanisms of inheritance

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The pupation rhythms of Drosophila suzukii and Drosophila melanogaster.
p115] extends life span in adult Drosophila melanogaster depending on sex and genetic background.
4) Brumby, A M and Richardson, H E , 'Using Drosophila melanogaster to map human cancer pathways', Nature Reviews Cancer, vol.
In the light of these results we expected that fruit flies, Drosophila melanogaster (Meigen), and the entomobryid springtails Tomocerus bidentatus (Folsom)/Sinella curviseta (Brook) would be of good quality to the harvestmen (Toft & Wise 1999a; Vanacker et al.
In the larvae of Drosophila melanogaster, the foregut consists of the buccal cavity (atrium), pharynx, esophagus and proventriculus.
Researchers frequently study the fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster as a model system for mammalian development and behavior.
In March, Celera, working with the Berkeley Drosophila Genome Project, published the complete genome of that most important genetic research animal, the fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster.
The fruit fly, Drosophila melanogaster, is an ideal organism to study developmentally regulated pathways and has been the object of molecular, genetic and biochemical experimentation for more than 85 years.
Resveratrol (3,5,4'-trihydroxy-trans-stilbene), a phytoalexin produced naturally by several plants when under attack by pathogens such as bacteria or fungi, significantly extends the lifespan of the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae, Caenorhabditis elegans and the fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster.
However, the expression of alternative oxidases and NADH dehydrogenases from urochordates and fungi in mammalian cultured cells and in the fruitfly Drosophila melanogaster has proven to be benign and to counteract deleterious effects of defective OXPHOS systems, inspiring therapeutic possibilities for mitochondrial and related diseases.
Drosophila melanogaster has caused increasing damage to Chinese bayberries and cherries in China.
By activating handfuls of neurons with light and analyzing videos of the resulting behaviors, the researchers systematically explored most of the 10,000 neurons in the larval brain of Drosophila melanogaster.
PhD student Manuela Weitkunat and PostDoc Aynur Kaya-EaAcopur were investigating this question in the fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster.
The researchers have also tested three additional insect species - the Asian Tiger mosquito Aedes albopictus, the fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster, and the jewel wasp Nasonia vitripennis - and found that their sperm also contain odorant receptors.
Honorable mention: William Veith - The Effect of Magnet Fields on PlanariaRegeneration; Natasha Honcharik - Crossmodal Memory Interaction in Drosophila Melanogaster.
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