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Volume 99

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General Announcements

Research Notes

Batista, M.R.D., M.T. Brianti, C.A.C. Andrade, and L.B. Klaczko. Occurrence of invasive species Drosophila nasuta in Atlantic Rainforest, Brazil.

Caliskan, H., B. Efecik, A. Turan, M. Dizemen, N.C. Ozcan, O. Duzgun, D. Aygun, and E.D. Ozsoy. Age and sex related change in the heritability of locomotor behavior in Drosophila melanogaster.

Dencker, M.J., L.W. Fischer, and D.C. De Toni. New chromosomic paracentric inversionsin Drosophila cardinoides (Diptera, Drosophilidae) at Santa Catarina Island, South of Brazil.

Deus, P.H.M., and F. Roque. High abundance of exotic drosophilids in a gallery forest of the Brazilian savanna.

Ivannikov, A.V., M.A. Voloshina, O.V. Vaulin, Yu.A. Koromyslov, and I.K. Zakharov. Drosophila mercatorum (Diptera: Drosophilidae) in Sakhalin Island of Russian Far East.

Kopp, A. Strong reproductive isolation among African species of the Drosophila montium subgroup.

Leao, B.F.D., R.A. Mata, M.A. Paula, and R. Tidon. Drosophilid assemblages in burned and unburned vegetation in the Brazilian Savanna.

M’Angale, P.G., and B.E. Staveley. Co-expression of Buffy with Buffy-RNAi produces an intermediate phenotype in the Drosophila eye.

Newman, K., and M.J. Simmons. Can the P elements TP5 and TP6 affect repressor-sensitive alleles of the singed gene in Drosophila melanogaster?

Oliveira, B.T., V. Lucia da Silva Valente, and R. Zanini.Drosophila species associated with fresh chili peppers.

Parchami-Araghi, M., E. Gilasian, R. Vahabzadeh, and G. Bachli. Drosophilids of the Lake Urmia National Park, Iran (Dip.: Drosophilidae).

Peraza-Vega, R., A.N. Castaneda-Sortibran, and R. Rodriguez-Arnaiz. Metabolic activity of diuron by Zea mays detected through the wing spot assay in Drosophila melanogaster.

Roque, F., L. Mencarini, B.F.D. Leao, M.N. Delgado, and R. Tidon. Three new records of drosophilids for the Brazilian Savanna

Rossello, M., R. Madrenas, V. Ojeda, and F. Mestres. Drosophilids from the Font Groga site (Barcelona, Spain): a new collection.

Simmons, M.J. Evidence for action of the KP repressor polypeptide in the germ line of female Drosophila melanogaster carrying piRNA-generating telomeric P elements.

Singh, G., and A.K. Singh. Electrophoretic variants of Xanthine dehydrogenase enzyme in Drosophila malerkotliana.

Singh, G., and A.K. Singh. Chromosomal polymorphisms in natural populations of Drosophila malerkotliana.

Singhal, K., and S. Mohanty. Study of inversion heterozygosity in three Indian populations of Drosophila ananassae.

Srinath, B.S., and N. Shivann. Preliminary report on electrophoretic pattern of acid phosphatase of a few species belonging to ananassae subgroup of Drosophila in Dharwad District.

Strauch, L., A. Cerny, G. Belusic, and A. Huber. Oscillations in the ERG of the Drosophila trpl302 mutant are caused by an additional mutation in the inebriated gene.

Trava, B.M., L.P.B. Machado, R.P. Mateus, and L. Madi-Ravazzi. Transferability of SRR primers developed for D. mediopunctata to the species D. sturtevanti.

Vidal, O., and K.L. Olmos.Cyp28A1 gene variability in Drosophila eremophila.

Woinski, A., and E.R. Reynolds. Magnesium supplementation reduces seizure and paralysis in technical knockout and easily shocked bang-sensitive mutants.

Wollmann, J., D.C.H. Schlesener, M.S. Ferreira, M.S. Garcia, V.A. Costa, and F.R.M. Garia. Parasitoids of Drosophilidae with potential for parasitism on Drosophila suzukii in Brazil.

Technique Notes

Daya, P.D., J. Leips, and M.F. Durham. A comparison of feeding rate methods in Drosophila melanogaster indicates that consumption is influenced by body size.

Minck, J. Inexpensive automated Drosophila geotaxis & phototaxis assay with real-time data analysis.

Schmitz, H.J. A highly nutritive medium for rearing Drosophila.

Mutation Notes

Ree, B., S.E. Greene, and M. Lehmann.Drosophila melanogaster P{GAL4-Hsp70.PB} transposon insertion on 3rd chromosome creates mutations in mth and Ptpmeg genes.

Teaching Notes

Dollard, R.E., A.M. Everett, D.R. Rochester, C.J. Schimmoeller, M.A. Balinski, and R.C. Woodruff. Chemical stress and recombination in Drosophila melanogaster.

Everett, A.M., R.E. Dollard, D.R. Rochester, C.J. Schimmoeller, M.A. Balinski, and R.C. Woodruff. Heritability for bristle number in Drosophila melanogaster.

Everett, A.M., K.A. Buettner, M.R. Gittrich, J. Hasseltine, M.A. Schaefer, M.A. Balinski, and R.C. Woodruff. CRISPR/Cas9 induced mutations of the white gene of haplo-X and diplo-X Drosophila melanogaster.

Mestres, F., T. Adell, S.J. Araujo, J. Balanya, M. Papaceit, M. Pascual, M. Riutort, R. Romero, and C. Segarra. Description of a double mutant strain of Drosophila melanogaster useful for genetic laboratory courses.

Mestres, F., T. Adell, S.J. Araujo, J. Balanya, M. Papaceit, M. Pascual, M. Riutort, R. Romero, and C. Segarr. A hands-on genetics teaching approach at university level.

Rochester, D.R., L.A. Honigford, C.J. Schimmoeller, M.A. Balinski, and R.C. Roodruff. New species of Drosophila or not.

Schimmoeller, C.J., L.A. Honigford, D.R. Rochester, M.A. Balinski, and R.C. Woodruff. Reduction in fitness and possible extinctions due to the accumulation of deleterious mutations on non-recombining X chromosomes in Drosophila melanogaster males.

Other Reports

57th Annual Drosophila Research Conference, Orlando, Florida.

The North AmericanDrosophila Board.