The genetics of chemotaxis in Drosophila melanogaster: Selection for repellent insensitivity
- Hans Joachim Becker
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In a Y-unit maze wild-type flies of Drosophila melanogaster were tested for their chemotactic behavior reactions to insect repellents. Selection over 12 generations in two parallel experiments yielded two insensitive lines. Crosses indicated that the genes that were responsible for insensitivity were at least in part dominant. Lines selected for insensitivity to one repellent were also insensitive to a second repellent.
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- The genetics of chemotaxis in Drosophila melanogaster: Selection for repellent insensitivity
Molecular and General Genetics MGG
Volume 107, Issue 2 , pp 194-200
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