Isolation and Characterization of Membranes from Drosophila Melanogaster

  • T. R. Venkatesh
  • S. Zingde
  • K. S. Krishnan
Part of the Basic Life Sciences book series (BLSC, volume 16)


As a prerequisite for examining the membranes of neurological mutants, we have undertaken to fractionate and characterize membranes derived from heads of adult and whole larvae of wild type Canton-S (C-S) Drosophila. Of particular interest to us are membrane fractions rich in putative brain membrane marker enzyme acetylcholinesterase.


Membrane Fraction Coomassie Blue Staining Membrane Isolation Dimensional Electrophoresis Adult Head 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • T. R. Venkatesh
    • 1
  • S. Zingde
    • 1
  • K. S. Krishnan
    • 1
  1. 1.Tata Institute of Fundamental ResearchBombayIndia

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