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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Small fruit fly used by Thomas Hunt Morgan in studying basic mechanisms of inheritance.

Usage examples (38)
  • Molecular genetics of the bithorax complex in Drosophila melanogaster.
  • The principle of colinearity in Drosophila (A-C) and mouse (Mus musculus, D-F) embryos.
  • An RNA-directed nuclease mediates post-transcriptional gene silencing in Drosophila cells.
  • Lewis, E.B. Control of body segment differentiation in Drosophila by the bithorax gene complex. for more
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