• We highlight studies that exploited computational tools and the genetic accessibility and rich social life of Drosophila melanogaster to reveal molecular and neuronal determinants of social networks and collective behavior. (biologists.org)
  • As a consequence, the genetic toolbox of Drosophila geneticists have considerably expanded and will have a dramatic impact on our ability to understand genetic pathways in this insect. (els.net)
  • This monograph, written by the most distinguished workers in the field, is the most authoritative and comprehensive synthesis of Drosophila developmental biology available and emphasizes the insights gained by molecular and genetic analysis. (cshlpress.com)
  • This includes the newer fields of gene therapy and genetic engineering as the map of the Drosophila genome is completed. (fsu.edu)
  • In Drosophila , the neuromotor pathways underlying flight speed control may be suitably explored by applying advanced genetic techniques, for which our data can serve as a baseline. (biologists.org)
  • Despite the widespread occurrence of these differences in more than one Drosophila species, the actual selective mechanisms controlling the genetic basis of such variation are not fully understood. (biomedsearch.com)
  • Mutants are described at the molecular level after having been characterized by classical genetic techniques in Drosophila melanogaster, therefore tying together the molecular studies with previous work in mutagenesis. (osti.gov)
  • Mutations induced at the alcohol dehydrogenase locus (Adh) in Drosophila melanogaster were first characterized by genetic complementation tests to determine if a multi-locus deletion has occurred. (osti.gov)
  • This method of exposing Drosophila was used first to study a dose response curve for tritium using as a genetic endpoint the sex-linked recessive lethal test. (osti.gov)
  • In the genetic model Drosophila melanogaster , FGF signalling via the receptor tyrosine kinases Heartless (Htl) and Breathless (Btl) is particularly well studied. (mdpi.com)
  • Since the fruit fly, Drosophila melanogaster , is extraordinarily tolerant to O 2 deprivation, we have performed a genetic screen in the Drosophila to search for loss-of-function mutants that are sensitive to low O 2 . (jci.org)
  • Objectives Drosophila melanogaster (the 'fruit fly') is commonly used in genetic research, but there is only one report of IgE-associated allergy in exposed workers. (bmj.com)
  • The sensory and genetic bases of incipient speciation between strains of Drosophila melanogaster from Zimbabwe and those from elsewhere are unknown. (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)
  • Lefevre, G., Green, M. M.: Genetic duplication in the white-split interval of the X chromosome in Drosophila melanogaster chromosome. (springer.com)
  • With the advent of powerful computational tools as well as the unparalleled genetic accessibility and surprisingly rich social life of Drosophila melanogaster, researchers now have a unique opportunity to investigate molecular and neuronal determinants of group behavior. (caltech.edu)
  • Here, we highlight two examples to illustrate how quantitative and genetic tools can be combined to uncover mechanisms of two group behaviors in D. melanogaster: social network formation and collective behavior. (caltech.edu)
  • Adams EM, Wolfner MF (2007) Seminal proteins but not sperm induce morphological changes in the Drosophila melanogaster female reproductive tract during sperm storage. (springer.com)
  • Here, heterozygous mutant and overexpression ferritin strains of Drosophila melanogaster were subjected to dietary iron manipulations to study the dynamics of iron partition between ferritin and other proteins . (rsc.org)
  • Apger-McGlaughon J, Wolfner MF (2013) Post-mating change in excretion by mated Drosophila melanogaster females is a long-term response that depends on sex peptide and sperm. (springer.com)
  • Avila FW, Mattei AL, Wolfner MF (2015b) Sex peptide receptor is required for the release of stored sperm by mated Drosophila melanogaster females. (springer.com)
  • B) MS/MS spectra from 24 analyses (duplicates for each sample) were searched against a composite target-decoy Drosophila protein database. (nih.gov)
  • Sensory neurons in the uterus of female D. melanogaster respond to a male protein, sex peptide, which is found in sperm. (wikipedia.org)
  • Avila FW, Cohen AB, Ameerudeen FS et al (2015a) Retention of ejaculate by Drosophila melanogaster females requires the male-derived mating plug protein PEBme. (springer.com)
  • The image shows mitotic metaphase (upper) and anaphase (lower) in Drosophila tissue culture cells immunostained for the microtubule severing protein katanin (green), microtubules (red) and kinetochores/chromosomes (blue). (cellimagelibrary.org)
  • The role of membrane recycling has been analysed in Drosophila by characterising the distribution of a clathrin coat protein throughout development. (bl.uk)
  • In this study, we demonstrate that CASK- β , a Drosophila scaffolding protein orthologous to mammalian CASK, regulates motor initiation by facilitating transmitter release specifically in dopaminergic cells. (frontiersin.org)
  • Further, three-dimensional maps of the ferritin protein shell and iron core were obtained from single particle transmission electron microscopy imaging and confirmed the similarity between Drosophila and Trichoplusia ferritin structures. (rsc.org)
  • Drosophila melanogaster uncharacterized protein (CG5323), mRNA. (genscript.com)
  • In Drosophila , quantitative analysis of subtle effects of new mutations have revealed large numbers of novel loci affecting quantitative traits 4 , as have high resolution maps of segregating quantitative trait loci (QTLs) in Drosophila 4 and mice 5 . (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)
  • Dear Fly researchers, We have some Agilent Gene expression D.melanogaster (8*15K) microarrays. (bio.net)
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  • Therefore, feedback through the Dpp signaling network is a prime candidate for enhancing the robustness of patterning of DV gene expression, as shown in (C). These interactions between the NF-κB and BMP signaling pathways may be necessary to ensure robust gene expression in the developing Drosophila embryo. (aiche.org)
  • Acute and chronic toxicity effects of silver nanoparticles (NPs) on Drosophila melanogaster ," Environmental Science & Technology , vol. 45, no. 11, pp. 4974-4979, 2011. (hindawi.com)
  • We have examined the embryonic development of an identified neuromuscular junction (NMJ) of Drosophila melanogaster using whole- cell patch-clamp and a variety of physiological and morphological techniques. (jneurosci.org)
  • The fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster offers the most powerful means of studying embryonic development in eukaryotes. (cshlpress.com)
  • We used a Drosophila melanogaster model to understand how imidacloprid (a common neonicotinoid) interferes with two innate immune pathways-Duox and Imd. (asm.org)
  • Using Drosophila melanogaster to map human cancer pathways. (humpath.com)
  • The present study intends to investigate the geroprotective action of three selected flavonoids (naringin, luteolin, chrysin) in two model organisms, Caenorhabditis elegans and Drosophila melanogaster . (frontiersin.org)
  • In Drosophila melanogaster , exposure of females to low temperature and shortened photoperiod can induce the expression of reproductive quiescence or diapause. (bioone.org)
  • Members of the genus Spiroplasma associated with distantly related Drosophila hosts are known to engage in either reproductive parasitism (i.e., male killing) or defense against natural enemies (the parasitic wasp Leptopilina heterotoma and a nematode). (unboundmedicine.com)
  • We applied label-free quantitative proteomics to Drosophila melanogaster male reproductive tissue - where Sfps are unprocessed, and highly abundant - and quantified Sfps before and immediately after mating, to infer those transferred during copulation. (mcponline.org)
  • The recent completion of the Drosophila melanogaster genomic sequence to high quality, and the availability of a greatly expanded set of Drosophila cDNA sequences, afforded FlyBase the opportunity to significantly improve genomic annotations. (harvard.edu)
  • The genome sequence of Drosophila melanogaster. (osti.gov)
  • The genome sequence will greatly accelerate the progress of the 5,000 scientists for whom Drosophila is already a major research tool," said Dr. Rubin. (genome.gov)
  • Volatile chemicals derived from fruit, yeast growing on the fruit, and flies already present on the fruit attract Drosophila , concentrating flies at food sites, where they will also mate. (springer.com)
  • Five bivariate distributions of wing dimensions of Drosophila melanogaster were measured, in flies 1) subjected to four defined environmental regimes during development, 2) taken directly from nature in seven U.S. states, 3) selected in ten populations for change in wing form, and 4) sampled from 21 long inbred wild-type lines. (genetics.org)
  • By studying Drosophila melanogaster, starting with a parent group we crossed a variety of flies and observe the characteristics of the F1 generation. (educationindex.com)
  • These new approaches will greatly facilitate the structure-function analyses of Drosophila genes, will enhance the ease and speed with which flies can be manipulated, and should advance our understanding of biological processes during normal development and disease. (biologists.org)
  • Results: We used DNA microarray analysis to identify bursicon-regulated genes in neck-ligated flies (Drosophila melanogaster) that received recombinant bursicon (r-bursicon). (ebscohost.com)
  • The experiment conducted used drosophila or fruit flies to test certain crosses such as a sepia female drosophila x wild male drosophila, a white female drosophila x wild male drosophila, and red/vestigial female drosophila x sepia/normal male drosophila. (ukessays.com)
  • Burke R, Commons E, Camakaris J. Expression and localisation of the essential copper transporter DmATP7 in Drosophila neuronal and intestinal tissues. (labome.org)
  • Drosophila melanogaster is a holometabolous insect, so it undergoes a full metamorphosis. (wikipedia.org)
  • Drosophila melanogaster sex peptide (SP) and Ductus ejaculatorius peptide (DUP99B) are male pheromones transferred in the seminal fluid to the female during copulation. (nih.gov)
  • The intracardiac valve cells in the Drosophila heart tube are essential to regulate haemolymph flow directionality, in concert with a highly orchestrated cardiac contraction cycle. (biologists.org)
  • We examined the effects of Spiroplasma MSRO and Wolbachia wMel on Drosophila survival against parasitism by two common wasps, Leptopilina heterotoma and Leptopilina boulardi, that differ in their host ranges and host evasion strategies. (unboundmedicine.com)