Essays Tagged: "Drosophila"

How is sex determined in Drosophila and Humans?

se in the amplification of genes coding for eggshell proteins in the follicle cells surrounding the Drosophila oocyte, in order to produce the large amounts that are needed. Alternative splicing durin ... d flies. Both exhibit sexually dimorphic characteristics, such as the shape and pigmentation of the Drosophila abdomen. Females have a striped, larger abdomen, while in males it has a dark tip and is ...

(8 pages) 57 0 2.0 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Sexual Sabotage by the Bacterial Parasite Wolbachia

Braiq, H.R, 2003, 'Sperm Chromatin Remodeling and Wolbachia-induced Cytoplasmic Incompatibility in Drosophila', Biochemistry and Cell Biology, Vol. 81, No. 3, pp. 229Retrieved 21 March 2004 from ProQ ...

(6 pages) 28 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Fruit Fly Experiment: Conclusion.

possible, that the female flies were not virgins and had mated with other flies previously. Female Drosophila flies have seminal receptacles that collect sperm, which is used to fertilise all of the ... re the flies could be double checked by a specific group member in order to standardise the results.Drosophila melanogaster rely heavily on their sense of sight, (2/3 of their brain capacity is dedica ...

(9 pages) 66 1 4.3 Sep/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Drosophila: Fruit Fly Lab

lly entered labs 100 years ago. Thomas Hunt Morgan, who lived from 1866 to 1945, was the founder of drosophila genetics. Thomas preformed his research in Morgan lab at the Columbia University in 1910. ... omplishment was this discovery, but the end of the 1980's there were 3,000+-recorded mutations. Now drosophila is very popular; so popular, it would be almost impossible to list the number of things t ...

(6 pages) 65 0 3.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Testing the transfer of alleles in Drosophila

Introduction:Drosophila is a fruit fly, a little insect about 3mm long, of the kind that accumulates around spoil ... most valuable organisms in biological research, particularly in genetics and developmental biology. Drosophila has been used as a model organism for research for almost a century, and today, several t ... ation. A wild type can either be homozygous dominant or heterozygous dominant.In this experiment on Drosophila the parental cross was observed. The parental was homozygous dominant sepia (se+/se+) wit ...

(7 pages) 29 0 1.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

The Genetics of Drosophila Fruit Flies

The Genetics of Drosophila Fruit FliesIntroductionThe Drosophila Melanogaster, typically known as the fruit fly, is ... used in genetic laboratory studies. Using fruit flies have many advantages for this type of study. Drosophila fruit fly lays hundreds of eggs after just one mating, and has a generation time of two w ... make sure that they receive all necessities they require.ReferenceWikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Drosophila Melanogaster.

(3 pages) 39 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Examining the Genetic Inheritance of Apricot Eyes and Wingless Mutations in Drosophila

Examining the Genetic Inheritance of Apricot Eyes andWingless Mutations in DrosophilaChris WahlGenetics (Biology 170)Introduction:We sought to gain further knowledge on the ge ... gy 170)Introduction:We sought to gain further knowledge on the genetics in traits for the organism, Drosophila. Further, we sought to observe the mode of inheritance, number of genes and whether the t ... ontrolled breeding lasted for a little over a month. During this time crosses were made between the Drosophila and analysis was gathered, as will be further discussed. In comparison, controlled breedi ...

(11 pages) 19 0 0.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology