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Volume 82 (July 1999)

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Complete Issue

List of Contributions

Charge of the Flight Brigade, Thomas, G., and M. Phillips

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Call for Papers

Guide to Authors

Standing Orders

Research Notes

Arriaza-Onel, C.A., and R. Godoy-Herrera. The behavior of Drosophila pavani, Drosophila gaucha, and their reciprocal hybrids in stressful environments

Balasov, M.L. New insertions of the AR4-24 element with variegated white gene expression.

Borie, N., C. Loevenbruck, and C. Biémont. Developmental expression of the rp49 gene in Drosophila melanogaster and D. simulans.

Boussy, I.A. Proportions of Drosophila melanogaster and D. simulans in eastern Australian populations.

Caslaw, P., and S. Hodge. The effect of Drosophila larvae on the pH of their resource.

Doane, W.W. Why is mama not adipose?

Eisses, K.Th., I.C.W. Hardy, M. Santos, and A. Leibowitz. Frugivorous Drosophila simulans begins to exploit Opuntia ficus-indica cladodes

Gruntenko, N.E., T.G. Wilson, and I.Yu. Rauschenbach.Met, a mutation involved in juvenile hormone action, does not prevent changes in the hormone metabolism of Drosophila under stress.

Gruntenko, N.E., I.A. Vasenkova, M.Zh. Sukhanova, and T.M. Khlebodarova. The mutation impairing the heat-shock response does not prevent the development of the stress-reaction in Drosophila.

Grzeschik, N., S. Breuer, R. Renkawitz-Pohl, and A. Paululat. Molecular characterization of a point mutation in the Drosophila inscuteable gene.

Hirashima, A.,M.Jh. Sukhanova, E. Kuwano, and I.Yu. Rauschenbach. Alteration of biogenic amines in Drosophila virilis under stress.

Hodge, S. The effect of relative humidity and genetic strain on the interaction between Drosophila hydei and D. melanogaster in continuous culture.

Hodge, S. The number and distribution of eggs laid by D. melanogaster and D. hydei is not influenced by the presence of the other species.

Hodge, S., and C.J. Vink. The attractiveness of Drosophila bait to arachnid predators and hymenopteran parasites.

Ivanov, Yu.N. Factors of spontaneous mutations, mutability in large chromosomes and mortality from dominant lethals in Drosophila melanogaster.

Kim, D.I. Accumulation of P elements on In(3L)P chromosome by P-M system of Drosophila melanogaster in Korean wild population.

Korochkin L., V. Bashikirov, V. Panin, and S. Dztoeva. Regulation of the expression of tissue-specific esterase in Drosophila.

Kulkarni-Shukla, S., and A. Kar. Perturbation of sex determination in the strain In(1)BM2(reinverted).

Liebl, E.C. Molecular characterization of the insertion site in eight P-insertion lines from the kiss collection

Manfrin, M.H., R. Tidon-Sklorz, and F. de Melo Sene. Drosophila female receptivity to males with different sound parameters values

Matsuda, M., and Y.N. Tobari. A parthenogenetic strain of S. pallidosa-like in the D. ananassae complex.

Norry, F.M., M. Cortese, and E. Hasson. Sexual dimorphism apparent in size-related wing asymmetry.

Pokholkova, G.V., T.Yu. Kozlova, V.V. Shloma, and I.F. Zhimulev. Drosophila hormone receptor 38: phenotypic analysis of mutations generated by P-element excision.

Ravi Ram, K., and S.R. Ramesh. Ontogenetic profiles of male accessory gland secretory proteins in a few species of nasuta subgroup of Drosophila.

Ruiz-García, M., D. Alvarez, and C. Guerrero. Detection of homocariotype selection, especially for SC/SC (Santa Cruz) and rigid chromosomal pattern in marginal ecological conditions for the third chromosome rearrangements in the Drosophila pseudoobscura populations from the Colombian high plateau Andes.

Semeshin, V.F., I.F. Zhimulev, E.S. Belyaeva, V.V. Shloma, and G.V. Pokholkova. Cytological localization of Drosophila melanogaster Dhr38 gene.

Singh, B.K., R. Pandey, and R.S. Phartyal. Variation in abdominal pigmentation pattern of Drosophila immigrans from Kumaun, India.

Tripathy, N.K., H.S. Misra, and B.P. Mohanty. Studies on the genotoxicity of Cypermenthrin in Drosophila melanogaster.

Vilela, C.R. Is Zaprionus indianus Grupta, 1970 (diptera, drosophilidae) currently colonizing the Neotropical region?

Voronov, V.V., and R.A. Sidorov. The comparison of the induced and spontaneous frequencies of the somatic mosaicism for the abdomen and the eye-antennal, prothoracal and wing imaginal disks derivatives in Drosophila melanogaster.

Watada, M., amd M. Itoh. Distribution of Drosophila in Okinawa and Sakiohima Islands, Japan.

Won, D.H., K.S. Cho, K.W. Chung, S.J. Kim, M.C. Gye, and C.C. Lee. Effects of insulin, wortmannin, LY294002, and rapamycin on protein phosphorylation in the Drosophila ovary.

Zhimulev, I.F., and E.S. Belyaeva. Detailed description of puffing patterns in the salivary gland chromosomes of normally developing larvae and prepupae of Drosophila melanogaster.

Technique Notes

Andreadis, D.K., and C.R.B. Boake. An inexpensive method for recording Drosophila song

Busseau, I., and A. Bucheton. A Drosophila enhancer detector transposon marked with the yellow gene

Gemkow, M.J. Fly-FISHing:A protocol to localize single copy genes inside the nucleus in whole mount embryos.

Lilly, B., and J. Botas. An efficient mutagenesis screen to generate duplications of polytene section 8 on the X chromosome of Drosophila melanogaster

Luo, L., T. Lee, T. Nardine, B. Null, and J. Reuter. Using the MARCM system to positively mark mosaic clones in Drosophila.

Medeiros, H.F., and L.B. Klaczko. A weakly biased Drosophila trap.

Peyre, J-B., and T. Aigaki. A poor man’s GFP desktop viewer.

Rudolph, T., B. Lu, T. Westphal, J. Szidonya, J. Eissenberg, and G. Reuter. New type of CyO and TM3 green balancers.

Mutation Notes: Drosophila melanogaster

Carpenter, A.T.C. Saturation mutagenesis of region 82F.

Kidd III, A.R., D. Tolla, and M. Bender. New lethal mutations in the 97B1-10 to 97D13 region of the Drosophila melanogaster 3rd chromosome.

Mutation Notes: Other Species

Ciecko, S.C., and D.C. Presgraves. Recovery and mapping of an Antennapedia mutation in Drosophila simulans.

Hegde, S.N., and M.S. Krishna. A spontaneous double mutant in Drosophila bipectinata.

Mori, L. A spontaneous mutation in Drosophila ararama.

Solé, E., and F. Mestres. Recurrence of yellow mutation in Drosophila subobscura.

Valiati, V.H., N.M. Silva, and V.L.S. Valente. Spontaneous mutant phenotypes found in urban D. paulistorum and D. willistoni populations.

Teaching Notes: reprinted from Previous Issues

Bennett, J. An inexpensive, simple etherizer for classroom use.

Bryant, S.H. Salivary preparations from D. pseudoobscura.

Burdick, A.B. Monohybrid for sophisticated students.

Burdick, A.B. Xasta in class experiments.

Burdick, A.B. Trihybrid with duplicate independent factors.

Burdick, A.B. Effect of environment on segregation results.

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

Goldschmidt, E. Class demonstration of allelic complementation at the ma-1 locus and maternal effect of the ma-1+ gene.

Goldschmidt, E. Phenocopy and species hybrid in class work.

Hedgley, E.J., and M.J. Lamb. An alternative to ether.

Hexter, W.M. A two-factor sex-linked cross involving gene interaction.

Hinton, C.W. Use of the wvc chromosome in class laboratories.

Huber, I. A search for pleiotropic effects of a mutant gene: An exercise in ecological genetics.

MacIntyre, R. Phenotypically identical but genotypically unique Drosophila “unknown” stocks for genetics laboratory courses.

Marengo, N.P. A laboratory simulation of natural selection in Drosophila.

Moree, R. Simple demonstration of modified ratios using b and e.

Moree, R., and D.T. Grahn. Demonstration of intra- and inter-chromosomal effects of inversions on crossing over.

Morrison, W.J. Demonstration of the heat shock response by means of ADH activity in a transformed line of Drosophila melanogaster.

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

Potter, J.H. A demonstration of compensation for an inherited biochemical defect in D. melanogaster.

Pye, Q. New white-eyed Drosophila “unknown” stocks for genetics laboratory courses.

Ramesh, S.R., and W.-E. Kalisch. SDS-PAGE technique for demonstrating sex linked genes.

Rizki, M.T.M. Genetics of behavior.

Roberts, P.A. Additional uses of the “C-scan” stock.

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

Ursprung, H. Transplanting Drosophila tissues.

Waddle, F. A.Drosophila Kit” for the genetics teaching lab.

Waddle, F. Some stocks for the teaching lab.

Woodruff, R.C., and J.N. Thompson, jr. A teaching exercise combining Mendelian genetics and gene therapy concepts in Drosophila.

Wright, C.P. A method for transferring etherized flies into a container of active flies.

Teaching Notes: New

Woodruff, R.C., and J.N. Thompson, jr. A one-generation assay for induced genetic damage.

Special Reports

Pence, M., K. Hult, P. Ward-Dolkas, C. Havens, M. Fish, and C. Sun. Hardware prototype and remote operations testing in preparation for multiple generation Drosophila experiments on the International Space Station.

Other Reports

Conference Notes: 40th Annual Drosophila Research Conference, Bellevue, WA

4th International Conference on Drosophila Heterochromatin, Alfred State College, Alfred, NY

Evolution '99, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI