, Volume 36, Issue 4, pp 398–400 | Cite as

Genotype-isopropanol interaction in theAdh locus ofDrosophila buzzatii

  • A. Fontdevila
  • M. Santos
  • R. Gonzalez


Drosophila buzzatii, when reared in a medium with isopropanol, shows a significant band interconversion in ADH zymograms and a general lowering of ADH activity. Changes in activity are greater inAdh F homozygotes than inAdh S homozygotes and generate a significant genotype-isopropanol interaction. These mechanisms are relevant to an explanation of the high naturalAdh polymorphism of this species.


Isopropanol Nicotinamide Adenine Dinucleotide Panol Prickly Pear Electrophoretic Band 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Fontdevila
    • 1
    • 2
  • M. Santos
    • 1
    • 2
  • R. Gonzalez
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Departamento de Genética, Facultad de BiologíaUniversidad de SantiagoSantiago de CompostelaSpain
  2. 2.Departamento de Genética, Facultad de BiologíaUniversidad de BarcelonaBarcelonaSpain

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