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Experientia

, Volume 35, Issue 1, pp 48–50 | Cite as

Galactose induced Balbiani-ring-like structures in chromosomes I and II ofChironomus thummi

  • M. C. Santa-Cruz
  • J. L. Díez
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Summary

In one strain ofChironomus thummi, galactose feeding of the larvae induced the appearance of 2 Balbiani-ring-like structures on salivary gland chromosomes I and II. This phenomenon may be related to the galactose induction of BR6 inC. pallidivittatus.

Keywords

Salivary Gland Galactose Salivary Gland Chromosome Galactose Induction Galactose Feeding 
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© Birkhäuser Verlag 1979

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. C. Santa-Cruz
    • 1
  • J. L. Díez
    • 1
  1. 1.Departamento de CitologíaInstituto de Biología Celular (CSIC)E-Madrid 6(Spain)

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