Behavioral Genetics of the Fly (Drosophila Melanogaster) by Josh Dubnau

By Josh Dubnau

the typical fruit fly - Drosophila melanogaster - has been the topic of genetics study because the early 20th century. the total genomic series of Drosophila was once released in 2000 and it truly is nonetheless the version organism par excellence for the experimental learn of organic phenomena and techniques. it's also through some distance the easiest version for learning gene functionality in mammals, together with people. featuring cutting-edge reviews at the behaviour of Drosophila, this quantity discusses common and pathological types of neurobehavioral issues and encompasses the specialized tools which have been used, from anatomical, histological, immunohistological and neurophysiological to genomic, genetic and behavioural assays. A complete and thorough reference, this quantity is a worthwhile source for college kids and researchers alike throughout a number of disciplines of existence sciences, together with behavioral genetics, neurogenetics, behavioral neuroscience, molecular biology, evolutionary biology and inhabitants biology.

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