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Drosophila--the scientist's favorite laboratory organism--is a key subject for studying genetics, development, and behavior. The second edition of this popular hands-on guide brings the methodology up-to-date, with contributions from the leading researchers in the field. Chapters include the elements of Drosophila biology and genetics; mutagenesis; transposons--gene tagging and mutagenesis; chromosome mechanics: the genetic manipulation of aneuploid stocks; enhancer traps; looking at embryos; immunolabelling of Drosophila; population and ecological genetics; behavior, learning, and memory; cell culture; and preparation of nucleic acids.

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Drosophila--the scientist's favorite laboratory organism--is a key subject for studying genetics, development, and behavior. The second edition of this popular hands-on guide brings the methodology up-to-date, with contributions from the leading researchers in the field. Chapters include the

elements of Drosophila biology and genetics; mutagenesis; transposons--gene tagging and mutagenesis; chromosome mechanics: the genetic manipulation of aneuploid stocks; enhancer traps; looking at embryos; immunolabelling of Drosophila; population and ecological genetics; behavior, learning, and

memory; cell culture; and preparation of nucleic acids.

Table of Contents

1. The elements of Drosophila biology and genetics


2. Mutagenesis


3. Transposons - gene tagging and mutagenesis


4. Chromosome mechanics: the genetic manipulation of aneuploid stocks


5. Enhancer traps


6. Looking at embryos


7. Immunolabelling of Drosophila


8. Population and ecological genetics


9. Behaviour, learning, and memory


10. Cell culture


11. Preparation of nucleic acids


Product Details

ISBN:
9780199636600
Editor:
Roberts, D. B.
Editor:
Roberts, David
Editor:
Roberts, D. B.
Editor:
Roberts, David
Author:
Roberts, D. B.
Author:
null, D. B.
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Location:
Oxford, Eng. ;
Subject:
Evolution
Subject:
Genetics
Subject:
Insects
Subject:
Laboratory Medicine
Subject:
Life Sciences - Zoology - Entomology
Subject:
Medicine | Laboratory Science
Subject:
Insects -- Genetics.
Subject:
Drosophila
Subject:
Health and Medicine-Medical Specialties
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Second
Series:
Practical Approach Series
Series Volume:
191
Publication Date:
19980631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
19 color plates, 87 halftones and line i
Pages:
416
Dimensions:
6.1 x 9.1 x 1 in 1.456 lb

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Product details 416 pages Oxford University Press - English 9780199636600 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Drosophila--the scientist's favorite laboratory organism--is a key subject for studying genetics, development, and behavior. The second edition of this popular hands-on guide brings the methodology up-to-date, with contributions from the leading researchers in the field. Chapters include the

elements of Drosophila biology and genetics; mutagenesis; transposons--gene tagging and mutagenesis; chromosome mechanics: the genetic manipulation of aneuploid stocks; enhancer traps; looking at embryos; immunolabelling of Drosophila; population and ecological genetics; behavior, learning, and

memory; cell culture; and preparation of nucleic acids.

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