1500_10_Arthropods_Drosophila

1500_10_Arthropods_D - B IO 1 5 0 0 W 0 7 Drosophila and metazoan bodyplan evolution Drosophila the super-y!Fruit or vinegar y!Easy culturing!Fast

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–4. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
1 BIO1500 W07 Drosophila and metazoan bodyplan evolution Drosophila: the super-fly ! Fruit or vinegar fly ! Easy culturing ! Fast life cycle ! 1933: Thomas H. Morgan was awared the in Physiology or Medicine for demonstrating chromosomes as physical carriers of genetic information in Drosophila ! 1995: Edward B. Lewis, Christiane Nüsslein- Volhard and Eric F. Wieschaus won Nobel Prize for their discoveries concerning "the genetic control of early embryonic development” in Drosophila.
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
2 The founder of Drosophila genetics "Time flies like an arrow; fruit flies like a banana” Groucho Marx (1890-1977) The founder of Drosophila genetics “white”: the first Drosophila mutant isolated in Morgans lab
Background image of page 2
Founders of Drosophila developmental genetics Homeotic mutants in Drosophila Ultrabithorax ( Ubx ) mutant WT Homeotic mutants exhibit an abnormal body plan. Some segments acquire a different quality compared to normal animals. In the Drosophila Ubx mutant, the third thoracic segment develops like the second thoracic segment. 1
Background image of page 3

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 4
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 08/03/2010 for the course BIO 1500 taught by Professor Pandolfi during the Winter '08 term at Wayne State University.

Page1 / 15

1500_10_Arthropods_D - B IO 1 5 0 0 W 0 7 Drosophila and metazoan bodyplan evolution Drosophila the super-y!Fruit or vinegar y!Easy culturing!Fast

This preview shows document pages 1 - 4. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online