By Dan L. Lindsley
Devoted to the reminiscence of George Lefevre in popularity of his exhaustive cytogenetic research of the X chromosome, The Genome of Drosophila melanogaster is the entire compendium of what's recognized in regards to the genes and chromosomes of this usual version organism. the quantity is an updated revision of Lindsley and Grell's 1968 paintings, Genetic adaptations of Drosophila melanogaster. the recent version includes whole descriptions of standard and mutant genes together with phenotypic, cytological, molecular, and bibliographic details. moreover, it describes hundreds of thousands of recorded chromosome rearrangements utilized in study on Drosophila. This guide and its accompanying polytene chromosome maps, are sturdily sure into the booklet as foldouts and to be had as a separate set, are crucial learn instruments for the Drosophila community.
- Describes phenotype, cytology, and molecular biology of all recorded genes of Drosophila melanogaster, plus references to the literature
- Describes common chromosome supplement, distinct chromosome constructs, transposable components, departures from diploidy, satellite tv for pc sequences, and nonchromosomal inheritance
- Describes all recorded chromosome rearrangements of Drosophila melanogaster as of the top of 1989 includes the cytogenetic map of all genes as of mid-1991
- Contains the unique polytene maps of C.B. Bridges, plus G. Lefevre's photographic equivalents, and the special maps of the chromosome fingers produced by way of C.B. and P.M. Bridges
- All maps are reprinted as top of the range foldouts sturdily sure into the volume
- Maps can also be bought individually in an eight-map packet, for laboratory and scholar use
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The Genome of Drosophila Melanogaster by Dan L. Lindsley