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Research notes

Bayer, R., M. Skurla, and E.R. Reynolds. Polyphenols as treatment at the intersection of environmental and genetic causes of Parkinson disease in a LRRK2 model.

Bizzo, L.E.M., B.N. Ludwig, M.A.S. Ferreira, and S.D. Conceicao. Evaluation of the neuroprotective potential of aged garlic extract and grape flour in Drosophila melanogaster.

Chhabra, H., N. Mishra, and M. Shakarad. White eye mutation in Drosophila melanogaster does not affect fitness, a support for a neutral theory of molecular evolution.

Cossard, R., and S.R. Prigent. A burst of spontaneous mutations in isofemale lines of Drosophila melanogaster from Senegal.

Davis, A.J., T-X. Peng, and X. Li. Phenology or resources limit Drosophila local biodiversity in a southern Asian continental subtropical forest.

Etges, W.J. Cataloging biodiversity of cactophilic Drosophila.

Fellous, S., and A. Xuereb.A geometric analysis of the macronutrient needs of Drosophila suzukii larvae.

Giwa, A.O., and K.O. Adekoya. Effects of three common orange favored drinks on survival and phenotype of Drosophila melanogaster.

Hackett, J.D., and B.E. Staveley. Expression of UAS-lacZ4-2-4b under the control of elav-Gal4 significantly reduces lifespan in Drosophila melanogaster.

Held, L.I., Jr., A.L. Davis, and R.S. Aybar. Instigating an “identity crisis” to investigate how a Hox gene acts in fly legs.

Holy, T., D. Tinney, J.N. Thompson, jr., T. Alford, J. Bogard, T. Bonham, A. Chang, P. Court, M. Dang, B. Davis, T. Duke, T. Dulworth, A. Ghani, H. Horning, C. Jourden, J. Kirk, M. Perkins, H. Sowdagar, T.-N. Truong, and B. Safiejko-Mroczka.Developmental homeostasis reflected in symmetry of cell death in the Bar eye of Drosophila.

Kokity, L., and L. Bodai. Appl-GAL4 driven transcription in adult heads.

Leao, B.F.D., F. Roque, P.H.M. Deus, and R. Tidon. What happens when exotic species arrive in a new area? The case of drosophilids in the Brazilian Savanna.

Machado, S., and L.J. Robe. Co-amplification of Hymenoptera parasitoids’ sequences during DNA Barcoding assessments of mycophagous drosophilids.

MacIntyre, R., and G. Collier. RNAi effects on the alpha glycerophosphate dehydrogenase, the alpha glycerophosphate oxidase and the arginine kinase paralogs of Drosophila melanogaster.

Madrenas, R., C. Lagares, and F. Mestres. New collection of drosophilids from Font Groga site (Barcelona, Spain).

Martinez-Castillo, M.A., L.F. Santos-Cruz, A. Duran-Diaz, I. Duenas-Garcia, E. Piedra-Ibarra, and M.E. Heres-Pulido. Hydrogen peroxide, toluene, and dimethyl sulfoxide affect some development and reproductive parameters in Drosophila melanogaster.

Moreira, H. da R., F.C. de Re, E.L. da Silva Loreto, and L.J. Robe. First record of Drosophila incompta Wheeler 1962, flavopilosa group, in the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais.

Pradhan, S., R.S. Fartyal, and R.N. Chatterjee. Checklist of Drosophilid species so far described and recorded from the Darjeeling hill areas, West Bengal, India.

Ramirez, M.F., B. Wildemann, and D.C. de Toni Chromosomal inversion polymorphism analysis of a population of Drosophila polymorpha of the Serra do Tabuleiro State Park, Brazil.

Ramniwas, S. Thermotolerance of Drosophila hybrids: a new mode of adaptation in extreme climatic conditions.

Ramos, D.L., P.D.F.F. Ramos, and L.G. Carvalheiro. The invasive Drosophila suzukii (Diptera: Drosophilidae) uses native plant species of the Brazilian savanna as hosts.

Salceda, V.M. Interaction of chlorophyllin with radiation-induced autosomal recessive lethals.

dos Santos, C.H., R.P. Mateus, and L.P.B. Machado. Genetic composition of seven microsatellite DNA loci of females and males from a natural population of Drosophila mediopunctata collected in a highland Araucaria forest fragment of Brazil.

Sarkar, S., S. Podder, and S. Roy. Flubendiamide inflicts tissue damage and alters detoxification status in non-target dipteran insect, Drosophila melanogaster.

Singh, M. Effect of temperature on the development time and pupation height of Drosophila.

Singhal, K., and S. Mohanty. Inferring the evolutionary significance of chromosomal inversion polymorphism: insight from Drosophila model.

Srinath, B.S., and N. Shivanna. First report of D. polychaeta Patterson and Stone from India.

Sultana, H., and B. Oliver. Female sterility in Drosophila melanogaster bearing TRiPshRNAi constructs driven by traffic-jam-GAL4.

Thompson, S., and R. MacIntyre. Enhancer of dumpy-vortex [e(dpv)] also enhances dumpy-oblique (dpov1).

Thompson, S.R., and R.J. MacIntyre. Temperature shock effects on dumpy wing expression.

Trajkovic, J., V. Vujic, S. Selakovic, D. Milicic, S. Pavkovic-Lucic, and T. Savic. How nutritive conditions determine life-history traits in Drosophila melanogaster?

Mutation Notes

Merriam, J. History of the FM7 balancer chromosome.

Sickmann, M., D.M. Gohl, M. Affolter, and M. Muller. The Drosophila melanogaster strawlocus is allelic to laccase2.

Technique Notes

Deeksha, K., P.J. Gopal, and R.K. Patil. A new climbing assay protocol for Drosophil melanogaster.

Eckert, F.B., F.F. Triches, D. Valdati, K.Y. Almeida, A.B. Ramos-Hryb, C. Lino-de-Oliveira, and D.C. de Toni. Creation and standardization of methods for ethological analysis of Drosophila melanogaster: preference test and immobilization stress.

Fingerut, J., J. Cautela, H. Patrick, A. Brown, M. Nelson, and S. McRobert. The use of 3D printing to facilitate Drosophila behavior research.

Larroza, A., G.V. Mello, and J. Cordeiro. Culture medium for flower-breeding drosophilids.

McDevitt, D., S. McRobert, and J. Fingerut. Creation of artificial berries as a tool to study reproduction in Drosophila suzukii.

Merriam, J. Mapping Drosophila phototaxis behavior mutants; Possibly extend method to genetic diseases in human families.

Pavkovic-Lucic, S., J. Trajkovic, T. Savic, L. Lucic, D. Milicic, and S. Gorjanovic. Antioxidant properties of fruit/vegetable substrates suitable for culturing Drosophila melanogaster.

Schlesener, D.C.H., J. Wollmann, A.P. Kruger, L.N. Martins, F.C.S. Geisler, and F.R.M. Garcia. Rearing method for Drosophila suzukii and Zaprionus indianus (Diptera: Drosophilidae) on artificial culture media.

Wollmann, J., D.C.H. Schlesener, L.N. Martins, M.S. Garcia, and F.R.M. Garcia. Trap model for capturing Drosophila suzukii (Matsumura, 1931).

Teaching Notes

Buettner, K.A., R.A. Crowl, A.M. Everett, C.D. Friedman, M.R. Gittrich, J. Hasseltine, N.P. Locke, G.M. Saunders, M.A. Schaefer, C.J. Schimmoeller, K.C. Schwartz, M.A. Balinski, and R.C. Woodruff. Reversion of the Bar (B) mutation in the Basc X chromosome of Drosophila melanogaster by unequal crossing over.

Crowl, R.A., C.D. Friedman, N.P. Locke, G.M. Saunders, K.C. Schwartz, M.A. Balinski, and R.C. Woodruff. Lack of chromosome breakage and altered sex ratios by copper sulfate in Drosophila melanogaster.

Gittrich, M.R., R.A. Crowl, C.D. Friedman, N.P. Locke, G.M. Saunders, C.J. Schimmoeller, K.C. Schwartz, M.A. Balinski, and R.C. Woodruff. Measuring narrow-sense heritability in Drosophila melanogaster using inbred strains.

Gogia, N., A. Sarkar, and A. Singh. An undergraduate cell biology lab:Western Blotting to detect proteins from Drosophila eye.

Mehta, A.S., and A. Singh. Real time quantitative PCR to demonstrate gene expression in an undergraduate lab.

Schimmoeller, C., M.A. Balinski, and R.C. Woodruff. Effect of maternal age on recombination rate in Drosophila melanogaster.

Other Reports

Del Pino, F., and R. Godoy-Herrera. Stock list of species and strains available in the laboratory of Ethology, Genetics and Evolution of Behavior, Faculty of Medicine, University of Chile, Santiago.

58th Annual Drosophial Research conferance, San Diego, CA.

The North American Drosophila Board