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Experientia

, Volume 35, Issue 5, pp 591–592 | Cite as

Position effect influencing alcohol dehydrogenase activity inDrosophila melanogaster

  • B. N. Hisey
  • J. N. ThompsonJr
  • R. C. Woodruff
Article

Summary

A small decrease in alcohol dehydrogenase activity was found in translocation stocks ofDrosophila melanogaster in which a section of the heterochromatic Y-chromosome is inserted proximal toAdh. This small position effect is consistent with our growing knowledge of the control and transcription of theAdh locus. *** DIRECT SUPPORT *** A2025089 00003

Keywords

Alcohol Alcohol Dehydrogenase Dehydrogenase Activity Small Decrease Position Effect 
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Copyright information

© Birkhäuser Verlag 1979

Authors and Affiliations

  • B. N. Hisey
    • 1
    • 2
  • J. N. ThompsonJr
    • 1
    • 2
  • R. C. Woodruff
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of ZoologyUniversity of OklahomaNormanUSA
  2. 2.Department of Biological SciencesBowling Green State UniversityBowling GreenUSA

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