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    Introduction When analyzing biological processes and development, Drosophila melanogaster is an ideal organism to utilize. Compared to other organisms, the functions of D. melanogaster are easier to manipulate due to its quick sedation time from carbon dioxide. These flies can be sedated in less than ten seconds with a carbon dioxide flow rate of 5L/min. D. melanogaster also produces offspring in a short amount of time (roughly 10 days at 25 degrees Celsius), which makes it a desirable species to use when results are needed in a short amount of time (Jennings 2011). These two characteristics allow a variety of experiments to be conducted on D. melanogaster. For example, different strains of DNA were injected into the embryos of D. melanogaster…

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    The simple but revolutionary organism Drosophila melanogaster has intricate properties that are studied to find its relations with human genes. Not only is D. melanogaster a model organism for its rapid growth, inexpensive culturing, and easy modifications, the Drosophila can provide more in-depth scientific analysis that can solve human diseases. The model organism D. melanogaster is studied to find ground-breaking research in neurology, sleep, cancer, and drug discovery. The multivariable…

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    Introduction: The Drosophila melanogaster, otherwise known as the common fruit fly has been a useful organism to the field of genetics. It has a relatively short generation time of approximately 10 days at 25 degrees Celsius, and yields a large amount of offspring. This results in large amounts of data over a short time period. In this lab, the purpose was to demonstrate how the Drosophila melanogaster is used in the field of genetics to study the inheritance of traits throughout the F1 and F2…

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    Lillian M. Cosentino University of North Carolina Wilmington Rachel Hanson BIOL 335-204 7 October 2015 Determining mode of inheritance for eyeless mutation in Drosophila melanogaster Abstract: The purpose of this experiment is to determine the mode of inheritance for the eyeless mutation in Drosophila melanogaster, whether it be autosomal or sex-linked. I hypothesized that the eyeless mutation in Drosophila melanogaster is inherited…

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    Name: Beatriz Brun Drawer/Group #: 37 PS ID #: 1396854 Three digit mutant code: 848 BIOL 3311 Spring 2015 Lab Section: 14704 Date: 02/23/2015 TA Instructor Name: Eric Pham Writing Assignment 3: Review of a D. melanogaster gene Characteristics of the Drop gene Introduction The fly Drosophila melanogaster has been widely utilized in the field of genetics, since the first paper was published in 1910, for being a good organism to conduct research. In addition to being small and easy to…

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    Drosophila melanogaster: Inheritance Pattern Experiment Kaitlyn Grifka Saginaw Valley State University Abstract The purpose of this experiment was to study a population of Drosophila melanogaster, or more commonly known as the fruit fly. Our main goal was to determine if our flies displayed an autosomal recessive inheritance pattern or an X-linked recessive pattern based on the two different mutations that were existing in the population. Those mutations include having vestigial wings, sepia…

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    Title : Drosophila melanogaster Sexual Inheritance Patterns Introduction: This experiment determines sexual inheritance patterns amongst drosophila melanogaster. The model species drosophila melanogaster was used to study the passing of genes from one generation to the next. These fruit flies are good model species because the birth and generation process happens very quickly comparatively. One generation of a fruit fly lasts approximately 10-14 days. Several different traits were chosen to…

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    Drosophila melanogaster the concept to understanding genetic inheritances from Parental to Offspring Lab Three: Genetic Experiments with Drosophila Arizona State University Kira James Professor Hoffman LSC 348: Fundamental of Genetics Lab Monday 27 October 2014 Abstract Drosophila melanogaster is a small, common fly found near upripe and rotted fruit. It is one of the most valuable organisms in genetics research since they are practical, small and have a short life cycle of about two weeks…

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    The Drosophila melanogaster has been a novel model organism for researchers for over a century studying various species at a molecular level. Because Drosophila has a short life cycle and easy to manipulate advocates Drosophila as a good model organism. The insight into molecular mechanisms in studying this species is why it has been used for such a long period. This organism is easy to manipulate to observe the changes over time, and because of this the variability among these species allows…

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    Corcos and Monaghan (1984) Mendel did not consider the two laws written by him to be laws at all but to be assumptions or a hypothesis that were later implemented as laws that we now use today. In the experiment conducted the species known as Drosophila melanogaster was used to help demonstrate heredity with each set of flies possessing a different mutation from the wild type. D. melanogaster are often…

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