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Volume 83 (July 2000)

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Akhileshwar, V., and N.B. Ramachandra. Defect in the reproductive systems of the sterile Indirect Flight Muscle mutants isolated in Drosophila.

Akhileshwar, V., and N.B. Ramachandra. Flight ability of the newly isolated three indirect flight mutations in Drosophila.

Alekseyenko, A.A., D.E. Koryakov, and I.F. Zhimulev. Polytenization rate of some heterochromatic sequences in different tissues of Drosophila melanogaster otu mutants.

Arriaza-Onel, C.A., and R. Godoy-Herrera. Behavioral interactions in the sibiling species Drosophila pavani and D. gaucha in stressing environments.

Bechsgaard, J., R.O. Nielsen, and J.S.F. Barker. Pupal heat stress and genetic variation at the esterase-2 locus of Drosophila buzzatii.

Bélo, M.Species and numbers of flies collected in the residue deposit area of an orange juice factory.

Campos, T.A., F.C. Sabino, and C.M.A. Carareto. Further evidence of long-term persistence of inversion polymorphism in laboratory strains of Drosophila melanogaster.

Castro, J.P., and L. Madi-Ravazzi. RAPD as genetic marker in taxonomic and evolutionary studies in the Drosophila buzzatii cluster.

Cornejo, O., and M. Benado. Lack of mite parasitism in natural populations of Drosophila of the cactophilic D. martensis cluster (D. repleta group).

Eisses, K.Th., and M. Santos. Back Rows in the Ecological Theatre: different distributions of Drosophila in Opuntia ficus-indica plantations.

Fartyal, R.S., and B.K. Singh. Report on Genus Dettopsomyia (Insecta: Diptera: Drosophilidae) from Kumaon region, India.

Fartyal, R.S., and B.K. Singh. List of Drosophilid species so far described and recorded from Kumaon region, India.

Fernández Iriarte, P., N. Lanza, J. Urteaga, D. Giberto, and J. Waessle. Size-related-traits associated with courtship success and ecological parameters in a natural population of Drosophila gaucha (Diptera: Drosophilidae).

Ferveur, J.-F., and F. Savarit. Genetic manipulation of principal cuticular hydrocarbons in live Drosophila melanogaster flies.

Hodge, S. A comparison of Drosophila assemblages in conventional, integrated, and organic apple production.

Inoue, Y. Incipient type of polymorphic inversions in Drosophila melanogaster natural populations.

Ivannikov, A.V. An interesting fly from Siberia, similar to Drosophila hydei but not that one.

Ivannikov, A.V. An extraordinarily high frequency of a particular morphological aberration in Drosophila mercatorum in different regions of Russia. The fashion on mutation?

Ivannikov, A.V. A simultaneous appearance of an identical morphological aberration in three Drosophila species. A fashion for the same mutation in several species?

Ivannikov, A.V., and S.N. Shchur. Drosophila repleta - the first record in Siberia.

Ivannikov, A.V., and I.K. Zakharov. New data on distribution of Drosophila mercatorum in inner regions of Eurasia.

Ivanov, Yu.N. A case of direct measurement of coefficients of selection in nature.

Ivanov, Yu.N. Obtaining mutations of the gene Trithorax-like and measuring its spontaneous mutability in Drosophila melanogaster.

Kacmarczyk, T., and E.M. Craddock. Cell size is a factor in body size variation among Hawaiian and nonHawaiian species of Drosophila.

Kærsgaard, C.W., J. Vollmer, J. Dahlgaard, and V. Loeschcke. Heat induced male sterility in Drosophila buzzatii: Genetic variation among populations for the duration of sterility.

Kitagawa, T.H., and S. Narise. Duplication of the Gpdh gene in the Drosophila virilis species group.

Kokoza, E.B., and I.F. Zhimulev. In situ hybridization of DNA of the Su(UR)ES gene in polytene chromosomes of several species of Dipterans.

Krebs, R.A., Z.J. Patton, and A.G. Fasolo. Effect of drought stress on a natural Drosophila mojavensis population.

Lépes, I.T., and J.C. Argibay. Possible anomalous communication in Drosophila melanogaster.

Liang, B-L., and Y. Fuyama. Can Drosophila simulans breed on Morinda citrifolia, the host plant of D. sechellia?

Misuraca, F., V. Tesoro, A. Sportaro, R. Alduina, G. Romeres, and A. Di Pasquale. Immune response in the tu-pb melanotic tumor strain of Drosophila melanogaster.

Moran, T., and A.B. Mafla. Metaphase karyotypes of Drosophila guayllabambae and Drosophila novemaristata (repleta group, hydei subgroup).

Moreteau, B., A. Brochen, E. Pla, and J.R. David. Ovarian fluctuating asymmetry: a stable property among Drosophila species.

Nikitin, A.G., and P.M. Thomas. Position-specific expression of ß-galactosidase under heat shock conditions in the hsp70-lacZ insertion mutant of Drosophila melanogaster. Pfeiler, E., and T.A. Markow. Allozyme evidence for sex-linkage in the phosphogucomutase gene in Drosophila pachea.

Portier, P., L.D. Pedersen, and J.S.F. Barker. Adult maturation temperature and mating ability, fertility and fecundity of Drosophila buzzatii.

Portin, P., and M. Rantanen. Notch affect the development of Drosophila macrochaeta through lateral inhibition bkut that of wing veins through induction.

Rafael, V., and D. Vela. Drosophila distribution in Ecuador.

Rashkovetsky, E., K. Iliadi, E. Nevo, and A. Korol. Fitness related traits in Drosophila melanogaster subpopulations from the opposite slopes of “Evolution Canyon”, lower Nahal Oren, Mount Carmel, Israel.

Riede, I. Tumor inducing Drosophila: Resistance to hydroxyurea and methane sulfonic acid methyl ester.

Sepel, L.M.N., R.M. Golombieski, M. Napp, and E.L.S. Loreto. Seasonal fluctuations of Drosophila estri and D. imcompta, two species of flavopilosa group.

Singh, B.N., and S. Singh. Bibliography on the Drosophila bipectinata complex.

Sousa-Neves, R. The synthesis of a double fourth chromosome marker with y+.

Stark, W.S., and S.D. Carlson. The glossy eye of lozenge (lz) studied by high power scanning electron microscopy (SEM) of compound eyes and ocelli.

Sukhanova, M. Jh., A. Hirashima, E. Suetsugu, E. Kuwano, and I.Yu. Rauschenbach. The system of ecdysteroids is a component of the stress-reaction in Drosophila adults.

Taillebourg, E., and J-M. Dura. P element replacement at the linotte/derailed locus in Drosophila: presence of the wild-type region in the homologous chromosome increases the efficiency.

Uysal, H., and O.F. Algur. Effects of Penicillium roqueforti on some growth parameters of Drosophila melanogaster.

Vallianatos, G., G. Skavdis, I. Sidén-Kiamos, and C. Louis. The promoter of the Anopheles gambiae trypsin 1 gene retains a rudimentary inducibility in transgenic Drosophila melanogaster.

Vilela, C.R., and D. Selivon. Breeding sites of Neotropical Drosophilidae (Diptera). II. Fallen fruits of Citharexylum myrianthum Cham. (Verbenaceae).

Vricella, G., K. Shim, C.F. Thomas, and W.S. Stark. Structure, function, and expression of a retinoid binding protein in rugose (rg) mutants.

Watada, M., K. Morinaga, and O. Ochi. Predominance of two colonizing species of Drosophila in Ehime Prefecture, Japan.

Weiss, A.E. The effects of thermal stress on desert and cosmopolitan Drosophila behavior.

Yoshida, T., H.-w. Chen, M.J. Toda, M.T. Kimura, and A.J. Davis. New host plants and host plant use for Drosophila elegans Bock and Wheeler, 1972.

Zivanovic, G., and D. Sperlich. A2+8+9: a unique and new complex chromosomal gene arrangement in Drosophila subobscura.

Mutation Notes: Drosophila melanogaster

Doane, W.W. Complementation tests using P-induced mutations place adipose in 55B.

Leung, N.Y., M.D. Drapeau, and A.D. Long. An auditory-deficient double mutant in Drosophila melanogaster: aristaless1; thread1 (al1; th1).

Rasheva, V., and Å. Rasmuson-Lestander. Novel X ray induced chromosome aberrations in Drosophila melanogaster.

Shilkova O.Y., O.V. Kuznetsova, O.V. Iovleva, and A.P. Galkin. A genetical mapping and characterization of a new mutation affecting the rotund and roughened eye genes.

Mutation Notes: Other Species

Irving, S.L. Mapping of two visible mutations in Drosophila pseudoobscura bogotana.

Technique Notes

Acosta, M., and B. Goñi. A technique for collecting and examining a large number of eggs.

Cabral, H., M.T. Ruiz, C.M.A. Carareto, and G.O. Bonilla-Rodriguez. A plant proteinase,extracted from Bromelia fastuosa, as an alternative to proteinase K for DNA extraction.

Das, A., and J. Kundu. ROOMI technique - a novel staining technique.

Drapeau, M.D. Supplying food vials with paper.

Drapeau, M.D., and A.D. Long. The Copulatron, a multi-chamber apparatus for observing Drosophila courtship behaviors.

Garcia, R.N., L.S. da Basso, and V.L.S. Valente. Banding techniques for Drosophila willistoni mitotic chromosomes.

Kacmarezyk, T. An aspirator fly trap.

Kass, J., R. Artero, and M.K. Baylies. Non-radioactive electrophoretic mobility shift assay using Digoxigenin-ddUTP labeled probes.

Kopp, A., and I. Duncan. Technical tips for analyzing gene expression in the pupal abdomen of Drosophila.

Lefranc, A., and J. Bundgaard. Controlled variation of body size by larval crowding in Drosophila melanogaster.

Ui-Tei, K., and Y. Miyata. Cell lines derived from Drosophila larval central nervous system and their practical applications.

Venkatesh, K. A novel assay to screen for mutants with strong olfactory defects.

Yoshihara, M., and K. Ito. Improved Gal4 screening kit for large-scale generation of enhancer-trap strains.

Teaching Notes

Thompson, J.N., Jr., R.C. Woodruff, S.B. Gray, G.S. Hendrix, and J.J. Hellack. Cellulose acetate measurement of Adh allele frequencies is a simple exercise in population genetics.

Special Reports

Otto, P.A. Drosophila Viewer: A program on the formal genetics, anatomy, and develop-mental biology of Drosophila melanogaster for students and specialists.

Other Reports

EDRC99: 16th European Drosophila Research Conference, Zurich, Switzerland

41st Annual Drosophila Research Conference, Pittsburgh, PA