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Volume 85 (December 2002)

List of Contributions

Research Announcements

Availability of the University of Texas Publications Dealing with Drosophila, Marshall R. Wheeler

New Books

King, Robert C., and William D. Stansfield, 2002. A Dictionary of Genetics, Sixth Edition. Oxford University

Held, Lewis I., Jr., 2002. Imaginal Discs: The Genetic and Cellular Logic of Pattern Formation. Cambridge University Press.

General Announcements

Back Issues and Invoice

Call for Papers

Guide to Authors

Standing Orders

Special report

Developing New Habitats for Life Science Experiments on the International Space Station. Bhattacharya, S., R. Bowman, F. Donovan, B. Girten, E. Hill, M. Kirven-Brooks, and O. Santos.

Research Notes

Ault, J.G., and E. Shimakawa. A new virus-like particle found in D. melanogaster.

Bentley, J.K., G. Hinds, and G.D.D. Hurst. The male-killing Spiroplasmas of Drosophila nebulosa and Drosophila willistoni have identical ITS sequences.

Buratovich, M.A., and S.D. Armer. The hinge phenotype of In(2L)wg p in Drosophila melanogaster.

Chandra, P.K., and D.N. Deobagkar. Tissue related expression of Hsp70 genes in Drosophila melanogaster: An in silico analysis.

Chandra, Y.S., S.N. Hegde, and M.S. Krishna. A preliminary report on Drosophilidsof Mokokchung (Nagaland State, India).

Cook, K.R., and A.T.C. Carpenter. Characterization of Tp(3;3)ME61 and genetic observations on chromosomal regions 96 and 97 of Drosophila melanogaster

Davis, T. Comparison of the sexual behaviour gene fruitless between D. melanogaster and two sympatric Hawaiian species, D. heteroneura and D. silvestris.

Fabini, G., and I.B.H. Wilson. Stage and tissue specific expression of a sialyltrans-ferase-like gene (CG4871) in Drosophila melanogaster.

Freschi, A.P.P., M.K.H. Kobayashi, A.J. Manzato, and W.J. Tadei. Estimate of thelongevity in experimental populations established with hybrids of Drosophila and D. saltans.

Goñi, B., M.E. Martinez, G. Techera, and P. Fresia. Increased frequencies of Zaprionus indianus Gupta, 1970 (Diptera, Drosophilidae) in Uruguay.

Goñi, B., C. Parada, C. Rohde, and V.L.S. Valente. Genetic characterization of spontaneous mutations in Drosophila willistoni. I. Exchange andnon-disjunction of the X chromosome.

Haywood, A.F.M., L.D. Saunders, and B.E. Staveley. Dopa decarboxylase(Ddc)-GAL4dramatically reduces life span.

Held, L.I., Jr. Why should transverse rows need the EGFR pathway to align properlyon Drosophila legs?

Ivanov, Yu.N. Mutagenesis and sex ratio in Drosophila melanogaster.

Khromykh, Yu.M., E.R. Varentsova, S.V. Sarantseva, and L.V. Kotlovanova. Characteristics of whd81b9 mutant demonstrate its M’ cytotype.

Kosuda, K. Gynandromorph in a melanotic tumorous strain of Drosophila melanogaster.

Kovalenko, L.V., L.P. Zakharenko, and I.K. Zakharov. Possible influence of hobo mobile element on the frequency of somatic mutations in the wing cells of Drosophila melanogaster.

Kulkarni, G.V., D.N. Deobagkar, and D.D. Deobagkar. Hexokinase-like protein from Drosophila melanogaster.

Ludwig, A., N.M. Vidal, E.L.S. Loreto, and L.M.N. Sepel. Drosophila incompta development without flowers.

Macdonald, S.J. Wing shape in the Drosophila simulans species complex.

Ozsoy, E.D., and A.N. Bozcuk. The P-M characteristics of some natural Drosophilamelanogaster populations from Turkey.

Pérez-Chiesa, I., and G.R. Colón. Morphology of mouth hooks during larval developmentof Drosophila dunni from Puerto Rico.

Potthoff, M.J., and J.N. Thompson, jr. Patterns of locomotion activity during hypergravityin larval Drosophila melanogaster.

Rappailles, A., L. Landemarre, D. Locker, and M. Decoville. DSP1 is part of a new largemultiprotein complex.

Ravi Ram., K., and S.R. Ramesh. Male accessory gland secretions in D. nasuta subgroup: Qualitative and quantitative correlations.

Rayburn, L.Y.M., S.P. Choksi, and M. Bender. Correction of an amontillado (amon) cDNA artifact and identification of single nucleotide polymorphisms in the amon gene.

Salceda, V.M., and A.J. Gallo. Genetic load affecting chromosomes II and III in two natural populations of Drosophila melanogaster from Mexico.

Santos-Colares, M.C., and V.L.S. Valente. XO male in Drosophila willistoni.

Singh, S.R., and B.N. Singh. Bibliography on female remating, sperm storage, and sperm competition in Drosophila.

Stanić, S., and D. Marinković. Influence of maternal effects on heritability of wing length in Drosophila melanogaster.

Tamarozzi, M., J. Garcia de Oliveira, and H.E.M. de Campos Bicudo. A new inversion in Drosophila prosaltans from Brazil: The third case of apparently associated inversions in the species.

Torgerson, B.T., and J.N. Thompson, jr. Measurement of fluctuating asymmetry in Drosophila melanogaster due to hypergravity stress.

Weisman, N.Ya., A.V. Ivannikov, and I.K. Zakharov. Genetic analysis of mutation causing disruption of veining in Drosophila simulans.

Weng, L., and W. Du. Role of Cka in imaginal disc growth and differentiation.

Mutation Notes

Rusev, D., R. Atanasova, A. Wolstenholme, and E. Semenov. A dominant 2R wing mutation in Drosophila melanogaster.

Weisman, N.Ya., and I.K. Zakharov. An atypical netCh86 allele isolated from a natural population of Drosophila melanogaster.

Technique Notes

Apitz, H. pChs-Gal4, a vector for the generation of Drosophila Gal4 lines driven by identified enhancer elements.

Ault, J.G. Improved ultrastructure of Drosophila tissue using high-pressure freezing and freeze substitution.

Dimitri, P., F. Rossi, and N. Corradini. FISH with rhodamin-labeled probes to Drosophila melanogaster chromosomes. Dzitoyeva, S., N. Dimitrijevic, and H. Manev. InjectableRNA interference (RNAi) in adult Drosophila replicates a mutant phenotype. Freschi, A.P.P., M.K.H. Kobayashi, and W.J. Tadei. Analysis of genetic variation in Drosophila pools by AFLP markers.

Griswold, C.M., J. Roebuck, R.O. Andersen, L.F. Stam, and E.P. Spana. A tool kit for transformation and mutagenesis in Drosophila using piggyBac.

Kalaw, V., M.D. Drapeau, and A.D. Long. Effects of food coloring on longevity and viability of Drosophila melanogaster.

Polejack, A., and R. Tidon. A new method for assessing social learning in Drosophila.

Redeker, S., A. Røgilds, D.H. Andersen, T.N. Kristensen, C. Pertoldi, and V. Loeschcke. The use of fluctuating asymmetry and phenotypic variability as indicators of developmental instability - testing maternal effect employing clonal organisms.

Santos-Colares, M.C., B. Goñi, and V.L.S. Valente. An improved technique for mitotic and meiotic chromosomes of Neotropical species of Drosophila.

Sidorov, R.A., E.G. Ugnivenko, E.M. Khovanova, and G.A. Belitsky. A test system for simultaneous registration of somatic mosaicism for both tumorous and non-tumorous markers.

Skinner, J.E., E.D. Yankkulova, G. Yannopoulos, and T. Bountis.M Nonlinear analysis of a Drosophila ECG time series.

Teaching Notes

Gu, S., Y. Gong, M. Smith, and R.C. Woodruff. The dominance value of the Sb allele in Drosophila melanogaster.

Sackerson, C. A complete Drosophila lab for introductory genetics courses.

Woodruff, R.C., and J.N. Thompson, jr. Use of the Drosophila melanogaster zeste screen to identify aneuploidy induced by cold treatment.

Other Reports

43rd Annual Drosophila Research Conference, San Diego, California

The Drosophila Board


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