Temperature sensitivity ofTumorous head, a homoeotic mutant ofDrosophila melanogaster

  • N. Bournias-Vardiabasis
  • M. Bownes
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A temperature-sensitive period during early embryogenesis for three stocks carrying thetuh-3 gene suggests that it is a homoeotic mutation involved in the initial determination of the eye-antennal disc rather in maintenance of the determination.

Key words

Drosophila Homoeotic mutant Determination 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • N. Bournias-Vardiabasis
    • 1
  • M. Bownes
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of BiologyUniversity of EssexColchesterEngland

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