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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Evolutionary Genetics Of Drosophila Mediopunctata.
Author: Klaczko, Louis Bernard
Abstract: Drosophila mediopunctata belongs to the tripunctata group, which is the second largest Neotropical group of Drosophila with 64 species described. Here I review the work done with this forest dwelling species, and some applications of the methods developed using it as a model organism, to other species. Specifically I look at: the phylogenetic status of the tripunctata group and its relation with other groups in the Hirtodrosophila-immigrans radiation; D. mediopunctata's chromosome inversion polymorphism (altitudinal cline of frequencies and evidences of selection); the morphological variation of the wing and the development and applications of the ellipse method to describe the morphology of the wing; the variation on the number of aristal branches; the genetic basis of the polychromatism present in D. mediopunctata and its association with chromosome inversions; the sex-ratio trait and its use in the demonstration of Fisher's principle; and, finally, the finding of the transposable P-element in this species.
Subject: Animals
Biological Evolution
Drosophila
Citation: Genetica. v. 126, n. 1-2, p. 43-55, 2006-Jan.
Rights: fechado
Identifier DOI: 10.1007/s10709-005-1431-6
Address: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16502084
Date Issue: 2006
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