Molecular Biology

  • Ulrich Graf
  • Nancy van Schaik
  • Friedrich E. Würgler


The foregoing chapters of this book describe classical genetic experiments and analyses making use of Drosophila as an easy and inexpensive experimental animal. Its short generation time, ease of culture, large numbers of progeny, small number of chromosomes and easily recognizable genetic traits have led to its being the most thoroughly genetically described multicellular eukaryote with thousands of mutants and chromosomal aberrations described and mapped.


Transposable Element Cold Spring Harbor Xanthine Dehydrogenase Restriction Fragment Length Poly Alcohol Dehydrogenase Gene 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ulrich Graf
    • 1
  • Nancy van Schaik
    • 2
  • Friedrich E. Würgler
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of ToxikologyETH and University of ZurichSchwerzenbachSwitzerland
  2. 2.Department of GeneticsUniversity of the WitwatersrandJohannesburgSouth Africa

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