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Volume 60 (June 1984)

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Research Notes

Achary, P.M.R., P.K. Dutta and A.K. Duttagupta. Replicon properties of Drosophila genome. I. DNA fibre autoradiography of salivary gland cells held at the mid-part of S-phase.

Albornoz, J. A new allele (Hr) at the Hairless locus of Drosophila melanogaster.

Alexandrov, I.D. Comparative genetics of neutron- and y-ray-induced lethal b, cn and vg mutations in D. melanogaster.

Alonso, A. and A. Munoz. Biometric characterization of some wing measurement in Drosophila melanogaster.

Alonso, A., A. Rabasco and A. Munoz. Allele frequencies distribution at the Est-C locus in win cellar populations of Drosophila melanogaster.

Alonso, A., A. Rodero and A. Munoz. Study of seven wing measurements and of esterase-6 locus in Drosophila melanogaster.

Arnason, E. and G.K. Chambers. Substrate specificity of esterases in D. pseudoobscuraand D. melanogaster, with notes on the tissue localization of Esterase-5 in D. pseudoobscura.

Baker, W.K., B. Kaeding and G. Jeppesen. Experiments designed to obtain evidence on selection for alpha-esterase haplotypes in laboratory populations of D. montana.

Banerjee, I. and A.S. Mukherjee. Activation of potential initiation sites of DNA replication by Puromycin: evidence from fibre autoradiography.

Basden, E.B. The species as a block to mutations.

Bauer, S.J. Sex differences in pupation site choice in Drosophila melanogaster.

Belo, M. and D.A. Banzatto. Association between Drosophila and yeasts. III. Attraction of males and females of D. ananassae.

Berry, T. and M. Snyder. Treatment for bacterial contamination.

Bhakta, R.K. and A.S. Mukherjee. Genetics and epigenetics of some sex-linked lethals in Drosophila melanogaster.

Bock, I.R. A matter of priority.

Boerema, A.C. and R. Bijlsma. Viability of Drosophila melanogaster reared on ‘natural’ food.

Bos, M., C. Schaffels and A. Boerema. Locomotor activity and fitness of m-Gpdh and Adh genotypes in Drosophila melanogaster.

Botella, L.M. and J.L. Mensua. Determination of the urea and uric acid content in D. melanogaster bred in non-crowded conditions.

Botella, L.M., A. Moya and J.L. Mensua. Effect of butyrate on the development of D. melanogaster.

Bouletreau, M., P. Fouillet, E. Wajnberg and G. Prevost. A parasitic wasp changes genetic equilibrium in D. melanogaster experimental populations.

Casares, P. Interspecific inhibition between D. melanogaster and D. simulans during oviposition process.

Charles-Palabost, L. and M. Lehmann. The effect of the temperature upon the variability of the gene pool in a Brasilian population of D. melanogaster.

Charles-Palabost, L. and N. Lehmann. Genic variation in a Brasilian population of Drosophila melanogaster.

Chaudhuri, G.K. and A.S. Mukherjee. Effect of alpha-Methyl-DL-Methionine on the replication of polytene chromosomes in Drosophila melanogaster.

Choi, Y., Y.M. Ha and S.K. Kim. Inversions in a natural population of D. melanogaster.

Chung, Y.J. Biochemical genetic study of Drosophila populations in Korea.

Coyne, J.A. Report of J.A. Coyne.

Craymer, L. Automating saturation screens with crisscross lethals.

Craymer, L. A procedure for constructing isogeneic stocks.

Craymer, L. Synthesis of a ring third chromosome and its use in inserting markers into ln(3R)C.

Craymer, L. Transferring markers to or from autosomal inversions.

De Frutos, R., A. Latorre, and L. Pascual. Differential puffing activity in two E chromosomal arrangements of D. subobscura.

Di Pasquale Paladino, A. and P. Cavolina. Caffeine effect on tumor manifestation in the tu-pb stock of D. melanogaster.

Di Pasquale Paladino, A. and P. Cavolina. Further investigations on the tu-pb melanotic tumor mutant of D. melanogaster.

Dubucq, D., E. Depiereux and A. Elens. Phototactism and temperature.

Duttagupta, A. and S. Banerjee. In vivo synchronization by Aphidicolin and Ricin in Drosophila.

Duttagupta, A., P.C. Das and P.K. Dutta. Genetic fine structure of Giant (gt) locus in Drosophila melanogaster.

Duttagupta, A. and A. Duttaroy. Induction of a new Minute mutation in the second chromosome of Drosophila melanogaster.

Duttagupta, A. and A. Duttaroy. Reassessment of breakpoints of a deficiency on 2L of Drosophila melanogaster.

Duttagupta, A. and A.K. Ghosh. Effect of cadmium chloride on the polytene chromosome of Drosophila salivary gland.

Duttagupta, A., A. Kar and A. Duttaroy. A deficiency Minute mutation that acts as an enhancer of position-effect variegation.

Duttagupta, A.K. , D. Mutsuddi and M. Mutsuddi (Das). Conservativeness in the regulation of replication in three related species of Obscura group.

Duttagupta, A.K., D. Mutsuddi and M. Mutsuddi(Das). Unequal diameter of the homologous chromosomal elements in the hybrids of D. mulleri and D. arizonensis.

Duttagupta, A.K., M. Mutsuddi(Das) and D. Mutssudi. Effect of transforming mutants on the X chromosomal replication pattern in Drosophila melanogaster.

Duttagupta, A.K., M. Mutsuddi(Das) and D. Mutsuddi. X-chromosome replication in Drosophila.

Duttagupta, A. and I. Roy. Isolation of nascent DNA from polytene chromosomes of Drosophila melanogaster.

Eggleston, P. Correlation in the induction and response of SF and GD sterility.

Ehrman, L. and D. Baumann-Meringolo. Courtship followed by rare D. pseudoobscura male matings.

Engeln, H. Oviposition site preferences in different populations of Drosophila melanogaster.

Falk, R. and S. Baker. Production of centric-autosomal-Y translocations.

Farmer, J.L. Expression of ey in Drosophila pseudoobscura.

Fogleman, J. The ability of cactophilic Drosophila to utilize soaked soil as larval substrates.

Gartner, L.P. The effects of 4000 and 8000 R of X-irradiation on Drosophila life span.

Gauger, A. and G. Schubiger. A method to screen for Df(3R)P9 homozygotes.

Gerasimova, T.I. and Yu.V. Ilyin. The role of the mobile element mdg4 in the formation of unstable cut mutations in Drosophila melanogaster.

Gerasimova, T.I. and Yu.V. Ilyin. Transpositions of various mobile elements and their relation of unstable mutagenesis in Drosophila melanogaster.

Ghosh, M. Nucleolar chromatin thread in different species of Drosophila.

Ghosh, M. and A.S. Mukherjee. Evolutionarily related species and their NCT structures.

Ghosh, M. and A.S. Mukherjee. Nucleolar chromatin thread (NCT) I in hybrids of Drosophila.

Goldstein, E., T. Berry and E. Novitski. Evidence for the presence of telomeric material in the junction of 2L and 211 in entire compound two chromosomes.

Gonzalez, F. Non-effect of light conditions as a selective force for an eye colour mutant of Drosophila melanogaster.

Gonzalez, F. and J. Ferre. Non-dependence of the eye pigmentation of Drosophila melanogaster on light conditions.

Gonzalez, A. and J.L. Mensua. Inversions in two natural populations of Drosophila melanogaster from cellar and vineyard.

Greenberg, R.M. and P.N. Adler. Protein synthesis in homeotically transformed imaginal discs.

Hara, T. and H. Kurokawa. Analysis by a partial chromosome substitution for interspecific difference in male 6th sternite bristles between D. auraria and D. biauraria.

Harshman, L.G. The incidence of ovarian dysgenesis in Drosophila simulans.

Heiskanen, A., P. Jokela M. Laitenen, M-L. Savontaus and P. Portin. Effect of temperature on the intra-individual variation of sternopleural bristles in D. melanogaster.

Herforth, R.S., H.L. Carson and L. Chang. A new arrival to the Hawaiian Islands: Drosophila cardini.

Holliday, M. and J. Hirsch. Excitatory (Pavlovian) conditioning.

Kambysellis, M.P., P. Hatzopoulos and E.M. Craddock. Rapid in vivo incorporation of radioactive amino acids into vitellogenin proteins of Drosophila grimshawi.

Kekić, V., M. Andjelkovic and B. Bächli. Studies of Drosophilidae (Diptera) in Yugoslavia. V. Collections from Ml jet.

Kerver, J.W.M. and W. van Delden. Adaptation of Drosophila melanogaster after long term exposure to ethanol in relation to the alcohol dehydrogenase polymorphism.

Knoppien, P. No evidence for rare male mating advantage in Drosophila melanogaster for strains raised at different temperatures.

Kramers, P.G.N. and H.C.A. Mout. Use of zeste suppression in a chromosome carrying a white duplication to facilitate the scoring of Minute mutations.

Krimbas, C.B. and M. Loukas. Further addition to the Greek fauna.

Kuhn, D.T., D.F. Woods and D.J. Andrew. Mapping of tuh-3 between pbx and fl in D. melanogaster.

Larochelle, C., J. Cote and F. Garcin. The ethanol metabolic pathway in D. melanogaster and D. simulans.

Latorre, A., R. Defrutos and L. Pascual. Loci activity in three A chromosomal arrangements of Drosophila subobscura.

Lichtenstein, P.S., M. Emmett, L. Dixon and A.J. Crowle. Developmental changes in activity of peroxidase isozymes of D. melanogaster.

Marengo, N.P. Ether-induced failture of the prepupal muscles to shorten the pupal cuticle of D. melanogaster.

Mather, W.B. and A.K. Pope. Inversions from Chiang Mai, Thailand: 2nd Report.

Mather, W.B. and A.K. Pope. Inversions from Phuket, Thailand: 4th Report.

Mather, W.B. and A.K. Pope. Inversions from the River Kwai, Thailand: 7th Report.

McInnis, D.O. and G.C. Bewley. Laboratory directional selection for dispersal rate and alpha-GPDH enzyme activity in Drosophila melanogaster.

McInnis, D.O. and H.E. Schaefer. Directional selection for field dispersal rate in Drosophila melanogaster.

Miglani, G.S. and A. Thapar. Modification of recombination frequency by ethyl methanesulphonate and chloroquine phosphate in female D. melanogaster.

Mittler, S. and S. Wimbiscus. Black pepper (Piper nigrum) is not mutagenic to D. melanogaster.

Montague, J.R. Spatial and temporal dispersions of mushrooms and mycophagous Drosophila in a central New York woods.

Moya, A., A. Barbera and J. Dopazo. Simulation of the larval competition process.

Nahmias, J. and G.C. Bewley. Catalase-specific CRM in flies euploid and aneuploid for the cytogenetic region 75D-78A.

Najera, C. The maintenance of variability in artificial populations. I. Heterozygotes frequency.

Najera, C. and R. Defrutos. The maintenance of variability in artificial populations. II. Frequency of inversions.

Novitski , E. Search for a tetraploid male.

Oguma, Y., S. Akai and H. Kurokawa. Mating behavior in D. auraria complex.

Pascual, L. and R. Defrutos. Heat shock puffs in Drosophila subobscura polytene chromosomes.

Pechan, P.A and M.L. Tracey. Passive anti H-Y immunization of Drosophila melanogaster females reduces progeny sex ratio.

Pelliccia, J.G. and D.G. Couper. Intragenic complementation at the Adh locus.

Pla, C., J.B. Toral and A. Fonidevila. Genetic analysis of five morphological mutants recovered from a natural population of Drosophila buzzatti.

Poole, J.H. and L.K. Dixon. Drosophila peroxidases: I. Three major isozymes observed.

Poole, J.H. and L.K. Dixon. Drosophila peroxidases: II. Isozyme kinetics, and optimum conditions for assays utilizing p-phenylenediamine.

Poole, J.H. and L.K. Dixon. Drosophila peroxidases: III. Developmental profile of isozymes.

Preston, C.R. and W.R. Engels. Movement of P elements within a P strain.

Ramachandra, N.B. and H.A. Ranganath. Preliminary studies on the differences in the nutritional requirements in Drosophila .

Reiling, H., W.-E. Kalisch and T. Whitmore. Computerized EM chromosome maps.

Roca, A. and J. Rubio. Breakage of polytene chromosomes of D. virilis under genetic control.

Sampsell, B. and B. Latham. Survival of ADH thermostability variants on naturally-occurring alcohols.

San Miguel Salan, E. Developmental time in four populations of formaldehyde-treated Drosophila melanogaster.

San Miguel Salan, E. Male sterility in four populations of formaldehyde-treated Drosophila melanogaster.

Sanchez, J.A. and G. Blanco. The relationship between variance in rate of development and ADH genotypes in Drosophila melanogaster.

Sato, T. A new homoeotic mutation affecting antennae and legs.

Seager, R.D. and N.J. Jennings. Drosophila of Black Hawk County, Iowa.

Silva, F.J. Partial inhibition of the effect of the mutant red Malpighian tubules (red) by other eye colour mutations of Drosophila melanogaster.

Sims, S. and B. Sampsell. Additional evidence for cis-acting regulation of ADH activity.

Singh, R.S. and M.D. Schneider. Contaminating microorganisms interfere with Southern Blot analysis of Drosophila melanogaster DNA.

Smith, M.R., G.K. Chambers, L.D. Brooks,. F.M. Cohan and S.C. Cohan. How many Adh clines on the west coast of North America?

Soutullo, D. and E. Costas. A method to find the genetic origin of a mutational unstability phenomenon in Drosophila melanogaster.

Stark, W.S., K. Srivastava, and S.D. Carlson. Characteristics of none, a mutant with no ocelli and narrow eyes.

Toda, M.J. The northernmost subarctic Drosophilidae.

Tolchkov, E.B. and V.A. Gvozdev. The structure of two rearrangements resulting in the Pgd gene position effect in Drosophila melanogaster.

Trusis, S.N. and A.J. Hilliker. Analysis of the distribution and homozygous viability of translocation breakpoints with respect to linkage group conservation in D. melanogaster.

Ukil, M., K. Chatterjee and A.S. Mukherjee. Cytophotometric analysis of in situ binding of non-histone protein to the chromatin in Drosophila melanogaster.

van Delden, W. and A. Kamping. Selection for increased alcohol tolerance in Drosophila melanogaster in relation with the Adh locus.

Vargo, M. and J. Hirsch. Bidrectional selection for central excitation.

Villarroel, H. and P. Zamorano. Drosophila species which inhabit the National Park “La Campana”.

Whitmore, T. and W.-E. Kalisch. Hoechst 33258 staining of surface spread polytene chromosomes in D. hydei.

Whitmore, T. and W.-E. Kalisch and H. Reiling. An EM map of chromosome 6 of D. hydei.

Technical Notes

Achary, P.M.R. and P.K. Dutta. Apparatus for mutagenizing Drosophila.

Backhaus, B., E. Sulkowski and F.W. Schlote. A semi-synthetic, general-purpose medium for D. melanogaster.

Band, H.T. A high protein medium using soybean protein flour.

Barr, C. and L. Søndergaard. An efficient safety etherizer without health risk.

Barr, C. and L. Søndergaard. A reliable Drosophila counter.

Bourgin-Rosenberg, M. and S. Paumard. The ’’double subculturing method.’’.

Brooks, L.D. A new multiply marked third chromosome of Drosophila melanogaster.

Craymer, L. A pericentric inversion screen.

Engeln, H. Apparatus for measuring temperature preferences in Drosophila.

Kambysellis, M.P. A highly efficient method for collection of hemolymph, hemocytes or blood-borne organisms from Drosophila and other small insects.

Marenco, M.J., M. Galissie and C. Vaysse. Experimental modifications of the larval nutritive medium in Drosophila melanogaster, and learning process of the imago.

Miklos, G.L.G. The isolation of high molecular weight DNA from adult heads of D. melanogaster.

Rapport, E., J. Kleinjan and R. Dadd. Egg sterilization without dechorionation.

Rose, V.M. Method of preparation of Drosophila for scanning electron microscope studies.

Sparrow, J.C. and J.R. Warr. A new fungicide for Drosophila medium.

Tetzel, H.D. and B. Backhaus. An improved electronic counting device for determining large quantities of fruit flies (D. melanogaster).

Wallace, B. A modular mating chamber for Drosophila.

Teaching Note

Perez-Chiesa, Y. Incidence of Drosophila melanogaster flies with melanotic tumors for demonstrating conditionality, penetrance and variable expression.