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Nobel Prizes for studying Drosophila

By | June 21, 2021

The contribution of Drosophila melanogaster as a invertebrate model in understanding basic aspects of biology is immense. This eventually led to many landmark findings, enabling us to unravel many biological puzzles and find cure for many human diseases. Thanks to the continuous efforts of many scientists and their co-workers, has helped in widening the scope… Read More »

Balancer Chromosomes

By | April 17, 2021

The wide array of genetic tools available for genetic dissection of fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster makes its undoubtedly the most preferred model organism when it comes to in vivo experiments. Balancer chromosomes forms a very important part of this repertoire. Balancer chromosome strains provide key advances for mutagenesis screens, for stock maintenance and for tracking… Read More »