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Genetica

, Volume 40, Issue 1, pp 324–338 | Cite as

Strain differences in egg structure inDrosophila hydei

  • S. J. Counce
  • Nancy H. Ruddle
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Abstract

Striking differences in egg structure are exhibited by strains ofDrosophila hydei but do not act as barriers to inter-strain crosses. The structure of eggs of inter-strain hybrid females suggest that the observed differences in egg architecture are of genetic origin. One characteristic, the location of the maturation island, differs in eggs of the reciprocal hybrids. There is some suggestion that the paternal genome may be important in determining the character.

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Strain Difference Genetic Origin Reciprocal Hybrid Paternal Genome Hybrid Female 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. J. Counce
    • 1
  • Nancy H. Ruddle
    • 1
  1. 1.Departments of Zoology and AnatomyDuke UniversityDurhamUSA

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