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Volume 59 (October 1983)

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Research Notes

Alexandrov, Y.N. and M.D. Golubovsky. The multisite mutations induced by viruses and foreign DNA can spread in natural populations of Drosophila.

Ankina, M.A. and I.D. Alexandrov. Electron microscopy of "salt-and-pepper" variegation induced by 1,4-bisdiasoacetyl butane in white mutants of D. melanogaster.

Antoine, M.L., K.A. Itoku and W.S. Stark. How developmentally related are photoreceptors and pigment cells in the Drosophila compound eye?

Asada, N. and O. Kitagawa. Courtship behavior of D. niveifrons.

Baimai, V. Spontaneous aneuploidy in four species of the D. montium subgroup.

Balwin, G. Hybrid chromosomes in three species of the D. nasuta complex.

Balwin, G. Sexual isolation between three species of the D. nasuta complex.

Band, H.T. and R.N. Band. C. amoena and other drosophilids in Michigan.

Basden, E.B. Fresh air as an attractant for Drosophila.

Bishop, E.R. and S.J. Shafer. Learning behavior in D. melanogaster larvae. I.

Bishop, E.R. and S.J. Shafer. Learning behavior in D. melanogaster larvae. II.

Botella, L.M., A. Moya and J.L. Mensua. Effect of urea on viability and mean developmental time of Drosophila melanogaster larvae.

Bournias-Vardiabasis, N. On the teratogenic effects of courmarin and hydroxycoumarin in D. melanogaster.

Castro, J.A., A. Moya and J.L. Mensua. Gene frequency-dependent selection: Analysis of competition among two and three competitors of Drosophila melanogaster.

Chistyakov, V.A. and I.D. Alexandrov. "Sectoral" and "salt-and-pepper" eye mosaicism induced by potential and obvious mutagens/carcinogens in white mutants of D. melanogaster.

Clyde, M. and S. Hasnaii. The chromosomes of Drosophila circumdata Duda.

Crossley, S. and I. Taylor. Pulse song during courtship breaks by ebony mutants of D. melanogaster.

Dhingra, G. and N.K. Vijayakumar. Non-mutagenic effects of Malathion, an organophosphorous insecticide, on D. melanogaster.

Di Pasquale Paladion-Pasqua Cavolina, A. A new melanotic tumor mutant, tu-pb, of Drosophila melanogaster showing unusual phenotypical manifestation.

Etges, W.J. Recurrences of 2L-5: a rare paracentric inversion in Drosophila robusta.

Ferre, J. and J.L. Mensua. Quinolines in Drosophila melanogaster and their application to the chromatographic characterization of eye-color mutants.

Gai, P.C. and N.B. Krishnamurthy. Studies on the Drosophila fauna from Sampaje and Shiradi Ghats, Karnataka, India.

Gerasimova, T.I. Superinstability of insertion mutations at the cut LOCUS in Drosophila melanogaster.

Gerasimova, T.I. Simultaneous reversion of two unstable alleles at the carmine and cut loci in Drosophila melanogaster.

Gilbert, D.G., W.T. Starmer And M-A. Lachance. Drosophila collected in Southwestern Ontario.

Goetz, K.G. and R. Biesinger. Wind-controlled selection of motion detectors in the eyes of D. melanogaster.

Golubovsky, M.D. The increase of X-linked lethal and non-disjunction rates in genotypes with unstabled singed alleles in D. melanogaster.

Golubovsky, M.D. Recessive sex-linked female-specific lethals at deltex locus discovered in natural populations of D. melanogaster.

Gonzalez, A. and J.L. Mensua. High detrimental load in two populations of Drosophila melanogaster.

Green, N.M. and G.L.G. Miklos. The generation of deleted X chromosomes using the male recombination (MR) system.

Gromko, M.H. and N. Jensen. The effects of culture medium on productivity.

Guest, W.C. Chlorpromazine delays D. melanogaster larval development.

Gupta, A.P. Molecular evidence for developmental stability in species crosses and backcross progeny of D. pseudoobscura and D. persimilis.

Gvozdev, V.A., B.A. Leibovitch and E.V. Ananiev. Gene dosage compensation in the X chromosome of D. melanogaster: transcription levels in metafemales and metamales and the amount of 6-phosphogluconate dehydrogenase in metafemales.

Harper, A.A. Rhythmicity of mating activity in "Dark" and "Light" strains of D. melanogaster.

Harper, A.A. and D.M. Lambert. Disruptive selection for homogamy in mutant strains of Drosophila melanogaster.

Harper, A.A. and D.M. Lambert. Modified experiments which select for homogamy in mutant strains of Drosophila melanogaster.

Henderson, N.R. and D.M. Lambert. A study of geographic variation in the mate recognition systems of individuals from Australian and New Zealand populations of Drosophila melanogaster.

Herreros, A.S. Sensibility of the larvae of Drosophila to the electric field.

Holm, D.G. Analysis of nonrandom segregation of compound autosomes in males.

Irick, H.A. Estimation of the number of genes in a region.

Kaytes, P. and D.L. Hartl. Note on electrophoretic mobility and tissue localization of beta-flucuronidase.

Kekic, V., R. Hadziselimovic and Z. Smit. Drosophila fauna of artificial microhabitats in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Yugoslavia.

Khovanova, E.M. and S.G. Smirnova. An instance of random drift in a laboratory stock of D. simulans.

Kidwell, M.G., T. Frydryk and J.B. Novy. The hybrid dysgenesis potential of Drosophila melanogaster strains of diverse temporal and geographical natural origins.

Koene, P. and R. Bijlsma. Differences in mating success between G6pd and Pgd genotypes of Drosophila melanogaster.

Korochkin, L.I. The hypothesis about the role of heterochromatin in the evolution of Drosophila of the virilis group.

Krutovsky, K.V., A.N. Milishnikov And Yu.P. Altukhov. Frequency of induced null-mutations in three allozyme loci at different stages of Drosophila melanogaster ontogenesis.

Lambert, D.M. and M.C. Mclea. Drosophila pseudoobscura in New Zealand.

Latorre, A., L. Pascual and R. Defrutos. Loci active in two strains of Drosophila subobscura.

Leber-Bussching, M. and R. Bijlsma. The effect of sodium octanoate on the adult mortality of Drosophila melanogaster.

Lee, T.J. Systematic relationships among the species of Drosophilidae by the proteins electrophoretic analysis.

Marengo, N.P. Fibrillar disorganization in the "A" bands of "rotated" prepupal muscles of Drosophila melanogaster.

Marinkovic, D. and M. Milosevic. Mobility of D. subobscura flies with different rates of their embryonic development.

Maroni, G. and S.C. Stamey. Developmental profile and tissue distribution of alcohol dehydrogenase.

Martinez-Sebastian, M.J. and R. Defrutos. Chromosomal polymorphism in Drosophila subobscura populations submitted to selection for a quantitative character.

Martinez-Sebastian, M.J. And J.L. Mensua. Variations of wing dimensions in Drosophila subobscura populations selected for abdominal bristle number.

Mason, J.M. Nitrogen mustard induced translocations in mutagen-sensitive mutants.

Mather, W.G. and A.K. Pope. Inversions from Chiang Mai, Thailand.

Mather, W.G. and A.K. Pope. Inversions from Phuket, Thailand. Second Report.

Mather, W.G. and A.K. Pope. Inversions from Phuket, Thailand. Third Report.

Mayer, P.J. and G.T. Baker. Delayed desemination by low temperature exposure in two strains of D. melanogaster.

Mazar-Barnett, B. and E.R. Munoz. Dominant lethal tests with nipagin in Drosophila melanogaster.

Miglani, G.S. and A. Thapar. On the effect of ethyl methane-sulphonate and chloroquine phosphate on fertility and longevity in D. melanogaster.

Miglani, G.S. and A. Thapar. Relative effectiveness of ethyl methane-sulphonate and chloroquine phosphate in egg-to-adult development of D. melanogaster.

Morcillo, E. and J.L. Mensua. Two new spots on thin-layer chromatography plates of eye colour mutants of Drosophila melanogaster.

Moya, A. and J.L. Mensua. Dynamics of larval competition process: the overfeeding technique in Drosophila.

Najera, C. Effect of alcohol and overcrowding on viability of eye colour mutants of Drosophila melanogaster.

Najera, C. and J.L. Mensua. The evolution of artifical populations of eye colour mutants of Drosophila melanogaster in mediums with and without alcohol.

Narise, S. Activity difference among acid phosphatase allozymes from D. virilis.

Parkash, R. and P.S. Rajput. Photomap of the salivary gland chromosomes of D. Jambulina.

Pascual, L., R. Defrutos and A. Latorre. Polytene chromosomes of Drosophila subobscura at the end of the prepupal stage.

Payant, V. Temperature sensitive period of abdominal tergites pigmentation in Drosophila melanogaster females.

Pfriem, P. Eclosion time and progeny size of twelve D. obscura group species in relation to different temperatures.

Portin, P., M. Eramaja and E. Luoma-Aho. Test of the effect of the Y chromosome on quantitative characters of Drosophila melanogaster.

Prevosti, A., L. Serra and M. Monclus. Drosophila subobscura has been found in Argentina.

Rauschenbach, I., V. Budker and L. Korochkin. Pupal esterase of Drosophila virilis splits juvenile hormones.

Ribera, I.L. A study of the influence of r and K reproductive chromosomal arrangements Ost and O3+4+7 of chromosome O of Drosophila subobscura.

Robertson, J.P., H.K. Kaya and J.B. Boyd. Microsporidian strikes again--a further warning.

Ruiz, A. and J. Alverola. Lack of evidence of embryonic mortality in the progeny of Drosophila buzzatii females heterozygous for included inversions.

Schalet, A. Vital loci located at the junction of polytene X chromosome sections 2B and 2C in D. melanogaster.

Semeshin, V.F., I.F. Zhimulev, A.G. Shilov, E.S. Belyaeva and E.M. Baricheva. RNP-bodies in puffs of Drosophila melanogaster.

Shekaran, S.C. and R.P. Sharma. Apang (apg)ts: a temperature sensitive gene for tarsus development in Drosophila melanogaster.

Shekaran, S.C. and R.P. Sharma. Phenol induced phenocopies of Shaker—a neurological mutant of Drosophila melanogaster.

Singh, B.N. Non-random association of linked inversions in D. ananassae.

Slatko, B., L. Fritts, M. Parker, S. Hanlon and S. Carperos. P-M hybrid dysgenesis in D. melanogaster: Interaction with repair deficient mutants. I. Male recombination induction.

Slatko, B., S. Hanlon, S. Carperos, R.C. Woodruff and J. Mason. P-M hybrid Dysgenesis in D. melanogaster: Interaction with repair deficient mutants. II. Recessive lethal induction.

Slatko, B., S. Hanlon and R.C. Woodruff. P-M hybrid dysgenesis in D. melanogaster: Interaction with repair deficient mutants. III. Distorted transmission frequencies (K value) and unequal zygotic recovery.

Smirnova, S.G. and E.M. Khovanova. Temperature effects on the activity of H-factor in Drosophila simulans.

Sokolowski, M.B. Gregarious oviposition behavior in Drosophila melanogaster.

Sondergaard, L. Mating capacity of e/e and e/+ males under non-competitive conditions.

Spiess, E.B. Discrete generation populations of D. persimilis selected for female receptivity and frequencies of KL-ND karyotypes.

Spiess, E.B. Female receptivity and emergence of WT and ST karyotypes from the James Reserve population of D. persimilis.

Spiess, E.B. Low female receptivity factor(s) on chromosome 3KL of D. persimilis.

Spiess, E.B. and L.I. Salazar. Age of males as a factor in female mate choice in D. melanogaster.

Springer, R. "White" D. subobscura prefers darkness for pairing.

Stursa, I. Fertility in a white eye mutant of D. subobscura.

Taylor, C.E. Microhabitat selection by mutant strains of D. pseudoobscura.

Thompson, V. Failure of the Hnr3 ry6 combination to behave as a recessive synthetic lethal.

Thompson, V. Second chromosome crossing over in D. melanogaster females heterozygous for first, second and third chromosome balancers.

Toda., M. J. and O.K. Kwon. Collection records of drosophilid flies from the Quelpart Island, Korea.

Valentin, J. The maternal age effect on recombination is entirely reversed in mei-9b D. melanogaster.

Vasudev, V. and N.B. Krishnamurthy. Non-induction of II-III translocations by cadmium chloride in D. melanogaster.

Vlassova, I.E., E.S. Belyaeva and I.F. Zhimulev. Induction of giant heat-shock puffs in polytene chromosomes of Drosophila melanogaster by 20-OH-ecdysone and ethanol.

Yardley, D.G. Amylase midgut activity patterns in third instar larvae of Drosophila pseudoobscura.

Zelentsova, E., T. Braude And M.B. Evgen’ev. Supernumerous family of mobile dispersed genetic elements isolated from D. virilis genome lacks the ability to amplify.

Technical Notes

Doane, J.A. An apparatus for observing polarotaxis in Drosophila.

Holliday, M., M. Vargo and J. Hirsch. An automated system for stimulating several flies individually in studies of the proboscis extension reflex.

Maroni, G. and S.C. Stamey. Use of blue food to select synchronous, late third-instar larvae.

McCrady, E. Possible detrimental interaction between etherized larvae and polystyrene culture vials.

McRobert, S.P. and L. Tompkins. Stalking the wild Drosophila.

Powers, N.R., R. Wirtz and W. Jederberg. Computer assisted techniques for use with the sex-linked recessive lethal testing with Drosophila melanogaster.

Remington, M. and S.K. Hotchkiss. An alternative method of feeding a chemical to adult Drosophila.

Teaching Notes

Erickson, J. A temperature-sensitive yellow eye color.

Sperlich, D. Useful population cage experiments for demonstrating directional and balancing selection.

Special Note

Ashburner, M. and H.L. Carson. A checklist of maps of polytene chromosomes of Drosophilids.