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Volume 93 (December 2010)


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Announcements

VII Symposium on Ecology, Genetics and Evolution of Drosophila
Back Issues and Invoice
Call for Papers
Guide to Authors

University of Texas Publications: Studies in the Genetics of Drosophila

Special Report

Michan, L., A.C. Sortibran, R. Rodriguez-Arnaiz, and F.J. Ayala. Global Drosophila Research: a bibliometric analysis.

Research Notes

Al T'Oma, Z.A.R.M., and K. van der Linde. First records of Zaprionus indianus (Diptera: Drosophilidae) from the Basra governorate in Iraq.

Arauz, P.A., C. Pegueroles, G. Calabria, L. Serra, J. Balanya, M. Pascual, and F. Mestres. Genetic markers of the Va/Ba balanced lethal strain of Drosophila subobscura.

Arias, L.N., F.H. Gomez, and P. Sambucetti. An association test for survival to heat stress in larvae and adults in Drosophila melanogaster.

Arun Kumar, N., and B.Y. Sathish Kumar. A study of anti-stress property of Convolvulus pluricaulis (Shankhapushpi) on stress induced Drosophila melanogaster.

Atli, E. The effect of dibutyl phthalate (DBP) on the development and fecundity of Drosophila melanogaster.

Belacortu, Y., and N. Paricio. Expression of the cabut-RB isoform during embryonic development in Drosophila melanogaster.

Berry-Wingfield, K., A.P. Gupta, and T.D. Champion. Effect of colored light on average weight in D. melanogaster iso-female strains.

Bhan, V. Genetic and plastic variation in abdominal pigmentation in Drosophila immigrans along an altitudinal gradient.

Bhan, V. Climatic adaptations of life-history traits in Drosophila melanogaster: analysis of genetic and plastic effects.

Breitbart, S., A. Hildebrandt, and B. Possidente. Assessing effects of sex, mating status, and a white-eye mutation in a co-isogenic background, on circadian locomotor
activity in Drosophila melanogaster.

Carvajal, J.I. Genetic diversity of Drosophila suzukii in San Diego.

Castrezana, S. A new geographical record for Drosophila bifurca.

Castrezana, S., B.C. Faircloth, and P.A. Gowaty. Drosophila collection in Los Angeles, California.

Cavasini, R., K.A. Carvalho, and L.B. Klaczko. Absence of recombination in males of Drosophila mediopunctata.

Craft, J. Feeding rates of Drosophila mojavensis sonorensis on native and non-native hosts.

Deepti, V., and V. Shakunthala. Genotoxicity studies on the drug progynova on fitness of Drosophila melanogaster.

Dhananjaya, S.G., H.A. Sayeswara, and K.L. Naik. Effect of sevin on mating behavior of Drosophila melanogaster.

dos Santos, K., L.P.B. Machado, and R.P. Mateus. Sampling two species of the Drosophila guarani group in a fragment of Araucaria Forest: testing different types of baits, fermentation time, and period of the day.

Garcia-Lopez, A., A. Bargiela, A. Felipo, R. Artero, and B. Llamusi. Additional phenotypes of a myotonic dystrophy Drosophila model.

Gupta, A.P. Genes and the external environmental stimulus.

Guruprasad, B.R., A.K. Tiwari, and S.N. Hegde. Studies on the body melanisation of D. malerkotliana of Mysore.

Hanna, G., K. Blincow, and E. Hein. Species abundance and sex ratios of Drosophila melanogaster and Zaprionus indianus in two different habitats of the Tropical Dry
Forest of Alamos, Mexico (Diptera; Drosophilidae).

Held, L.I., Jr. How does Scr cause first legs to deviate from second legs?

Hodge, S. Inhibition of Drosophila development by b-aminobutyric acid, a plant defense priming compound.

Jayaramu, S.C., M. Prathibha, S.N. Hegde, and M.S. Krishna. Quantitative courtship acts of 2LA inversion homo- and heterokaryotypes of Drosophila ananassae.

Kandpal, M.C., and B.K. Singh. Revised list of Drosophilid species so far described and recorded from India.

Kandpal, M., and B.K. Singh. Drosophilid species collected from Nainital and Almora district, Kumaon region, India.

Khazaeli, A.A., and J.W. Curtsinger. Post-reproductive survival and the Faulkner Effect in Drosophila melanogaster.

Krishna, M.S., and K. Somashekar. Greater son mating success of old age male in Drosophila bipectinata.

Krishna, M.S., H.T. Santhosh, and S.N. Hegde. Male age influence on sons mating success in low and high larval densities in Drosophila bipectinata.

Lorenci, M., D.P. Simao, L.P.B. Machado, and R.P. Mateus. Genetic variability analysis of two natural populations of Drosophila antonietae.

Matsuda, M., M. Watanabe, and Y.N. Tobari. Distribution of tom, a retrotransposon, in natural populations of D. ananassae.

O'Connell, K.E., and M.A.F. Noor. Raw whole Drosophila genomes sequence traces have contaminant sequences from bacterial symbionts.

Okamoto, D.N., L.C.G. de Oliveira, A.J. Manzato, E.A. de Almeida, C.R. Ceron, and G.O. Bonilla-Rodriguez. Coomassie Brilliant blue dye toxicity screen using Drosophila melanogaster (Diptera - Drosophilidae).

Pavkovic-Lucic, S., D. Milicic, and L. Lucic. Copulation duration is Drosophila melanogaster reared on different diets: a multiple choice test.

Raghavan, P., and S.R. Ramesh. Salivary gland proteins in Drosophila nasuta nasuta during pupariation.

Ramakrishna, M.K., B.P. Salimath, and S.R. Ramesh. Preliminary studies on isolation and characterization of major glue protein genes in Drosophila nasuta nasuta.

Ramakrishna, M.K., S.R. Ramesh, C.G. Darshan Raj, and B.K. Sarojini. Neuroprotective activity of phytochemical combination of Quercetin and Curcumin against paraquat induced oxidative stress markers in Drosophila melanogaster.

Rohde, C., A.G. F. Monteiro, W.B.M. Cabral, D.M.I de Oliveira Silva, G.F. Oliveira, M.A. Montes, and A.C.L. Garcia. The importance of identification of the willistoni subgroup of Drosophila at the species level: the first evidence of D. equinoxialis in the Northeast region of Brazil.

Sabio, G., L.A. Quesada-Allue, and M.M. Perez. Embryo and larval survival in Drosophila melanogaster pigmentation mutants tan and ebony.

Santos, C.G., and M.H. Manfrin. Morphological variation of the aedeagus in Drosophila buzzatii (Diptera, Drosophilidae).

Schumacher, J., and D. Hooton. Population genetics of two neotropical Drosophila saltans group species.

Selimovic, A., G. Denny, and W.S. Stark. Room light decreases rhodopsin in Drosophila rhabdomeres.

Serga, S.V., A.I. Rozhok, O.V. Protsenko, I.A. Kozeretska, and T.A. Mousseau. Spiroplasma in natural populations of Drosophila melanogaster from Ukraine.

Silva, D.C., K. dos Santos, L.P.B. Machado, and R.P. Mateus. Allozymatic activity in samples prepared for morphometric and molecular analyses in two species of the
Drosophila guarani group (Diptera: Drosophilidae).

Singh, S., and R. Parkash. Contrasting patterns of variations in body melanisation and desiccation resistance in two species of montium species subgroup.

Shruthi, B., Chayakumari, and S.R. Ramesh. Remating behavior in a few closely related species of Drosophila nasuta subgroup.

Todd, A.M., and B.E. Staveley. Co-expression of a-synuclein in Drosophila dopaminergic neurons does not affect lifespan reduction resulting from P13K overexpression.

van der Linde, K. Zaprionus indianus: species identification and taxonomic position.

Villamizar, C., and D. Alvarez. Review of reported Drosophila species (Diptera: Drosophilidae) in montane habitats in Colombia.

Technique Notes

Gouge, C.A., and T.W. Christensen. Detection of S Phase in multiple Drosophila tissues utilizing the EdU labeling technique.

Hayashi, S. Male-specific GFP marker strain of Drosophila melanogaster.

Moussian, B., and H. Schwarz. Preservation of plasma membrane ultrastructure in Drosophila embryos and larvae prepared by high-pressure freezing and freeze-substitution.

Pronovost, S.M., E. Kokai, P. Friedrich, and J.L. Kadrmas. Affinity purification of FLAG-tagged protein complexes: A cautionary tale.

Schawaroch, V., A. Klaus, and S. Barone. Using scanning electron microscope for documenting Drosophilid sperm head morphology.

Mutation Notes

Ovcharenko, L.P., and I.A. Kozeretska. New Notch-like mutation in Drosophila virilis.

Sousa-Neves, R. Novel mutants in Drosophila simulans.

Teaching Notes

Boulton, A.M., and R.C. Woodruff. Experimental observation of underdominance (heterozygous disadvantage) in Drosophila melanogaster.

Marvin, R.K., C.C. Wagner, and R.C. Woodruff. Confirmation of the Calvin B. Bridges study: Based on nondisjunction, the white gene is located on the X chromosome of Drosophila melanogaster.

Reynolds, E.R., D. Sison, T. Jerez, G. Eusebio, and J. Drummond. Fruit fly as a model for alcoholism: Integration of laboratory pedagogy and student-directed research.

Other Reports

51st Annual Drosophila Research Conference, Washington, D.C.

The North American Drosophila Board