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Volume 90 (December 2007)
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List of Contributions

General Announcements

     Erratum: Smith, J.A., and E.C. Liebl 2005, Dros. Inf. Serv. 88: 20-22.
Back Issues and Invoice
Call for Papers
Guide to Authors
New Books
     Hedgehog Signaling Protocols, by J.I. Horabin.
     Primer of Genetic Analysis: A Problems Approach, 3rd edition, by J.N. Thompson, jr., J.J Hellack, G. Braver, and D.S. Durica.

Research Notes

Allen, E.C., and M.A.F. Noor. Relative mating success of hybrid and pure species males to highly discriminating D. pseudoobscura females.

Atli, K. A study of P element and hybrid dysgenesis phenomena in some Drosophila melanogaster populations from Turkey.

Ananina, G., L.B. Klaczko. Endemic inversions in Brazilian populations of Drosophila melanogaster.

Azad, P., and R.C. Woodruff. Tolerance adaptation of Drosophila melanogaster to increased salt concentration due to new beneficial mutations.

Blauth, M.L., and M.S. Gottschalk. A novel record of Drosophilidae species in the Cerrado biome of the state of Mato Grosso, west-central Brazil.

Castañeda-Partida, L., A. Silva-Galicia, O.F. Jimenez, C.F. Roman, A. Siliceo, A. Duran-Diaz, I.E. Duenas-Garcia, and M.E. Heres-Pulido. Toxicological tests of tibolone in Drosophila melanogaster wild type and Oregon-flare strains.

Castrezana, S. Drosophila collection in Baja California, Mexico: New records for four species.

Castrezana, S. Drosophila carbonaria: reproductive notes and a new recipe to rearing it in laboratory.

Castrezana, S. New records of Zaprionus indianus Gupta, 1970 (Diptera, Drosophilidae) in North America and a key to identify some Zaprionus species deposited in the Drosophila Tucson Stock Center.

Castrezana, S. Morphology variation between D. mettleri collected from different host species.

de Setta, N., and C.M.A. Carareto. Screening for transposable elements in South America invasive species Zaprionus indianus and Drosophila malerkotliana.

Fartyal, R.S., and B.K. Singh. Revised list of drosophilid species so far described and recorded from the Kumaon region, Uttarakhand State, India, with replacement names for two homonyms.

Galego, L.G.C., and C.M.A. Carareto. Analysis of the drosophilid Zaprionus indianus introduction in Brazil: contribution of esterase loci polymorphisms.

Garfield, D.A., and M.A.F. Noor. Characterization of novel repetitive element Leviathan in Drosophila pseudoobscura.

Jayaramu, S.C., S.N. Hegde, and S.R. Ramesh. Quantitative courtship acts of 3LA inversion homo- and heterokaryotypes of Drosophila ananassae.

Jones, C. Genetic ablation of antennae or basiconic sensillia reduces Drosophila melanogaster’s ability to perceive odors from the fruit of Morinda citrifolia.

Kekic, V., T. Obradovic, and S. Pavkovic-Lucic. Growth temperature, mating latency, and duration of copulation in Drosophila melanogaster.

Koles, K., and V.M. Panin. Signs of photoreceptor neurodegeneration in a wild type Canton S strain of Drosophila melanogaster as revealed by electron microscopy characterization of ommatidia morphology.

Kotla, S., M. Cosetti, P.F. O’Brien, and F. Hannan. Hearing defects in Johnston’s Organ Gal4 lines.

Massaldi-Fuchs, A.M.M., L.M. Pujol-Lereis, A. Rabossi, A. Filiberti, C.E. Argarana, and L.A. Quesada-Allue. Effects of Phloxine B and Hematoporphyrin IX on immature stages of Drosophila melanogaster.

Mohanty, S., and D. Pandey. Amplifications of orthologous DNA fragments in three Drosophila species endemic to India.

Mohanty, S., and D. Pandey. Multilocus nuclear DNA markers for population genetic study in Drosophila malerkotliana.

Obradovic, T., S. Pavkovic-Lucic, and V. Kekic. Growth temperature, duration of development, preadult viability, and body size in Drosophila melanogaster.

Rajpurohit, S., R. Parkash, S.R. Niwas, O. Nedved, and S. Singh. Parallel trend in pigmentation and desiccation tolerance: altitudinal and latitudinal effects in Drosophila melanogaster.

Siderov, R., E. Ugnivenko, K. Kirsanov, G.A. Belitsky, and E.M. Khovanova. The white mutation provides a growth advantage for mosaic clones in D. melanogaster and D. simulans.

Singh, P., and B.N. Singh. Loss of paracentric inversions in laboratory stocks of Drosophila ananassae.

Singh, P., and B.N. Singh. Chromosomal aberrations in Drosophila ananassae.

Sturgill, D., A. Cerrato, S. Santa Anna, M. Parisi, S. Chandrasekharappa, S. Marx, F. Collins, and B. Oliver.

Upadhyay, K., and B.K. Singh. Nucleolar organizer regions (NORs) in Drosophila immigrans Sturtevant and Drosophila repleta Wollaston.

Upadhyay, K., and B.K. Singh. Studies on the nucleolar chromatin threads (NCT) of Drosophila immigrans Sturtevant and Drosophila repleta Wollaston collected from Kumaon region, India.

Vandal, N.B., and N. Shivanna. Effects of larval size and weight on pupation site preferencein different species of Drosophila.

van der Linde, K. A color and life-history polymorphism in Drosophila sulfurigaster.

Vishalakshi, C., and B.N. Singh. Stochastic and factorial components of phenotypic variation in morphological traits in laboratory populations of Drosophila ananassae.

Yassin, A. A revision of the tumiditarsus group of the subgenus Drosophila and its relation to the genus Zaprionus.

Technique Notes

Cooper, A.S. Methods to measure circadian pattern in isolated adults.

Cooper, R.M., and R.L. Cooper. A method to measure associative learning for different size larvae.

Holleley, C.E. Economical high-throughput DNA extraction procedure in 96-well format for Drosophila tissue.

Holleley, C.E., and W.B. Sherwin. Two robust multiplex PCR reactions for high-throughput microsatellite genotyping in Drosophila melanogaster.

Johnson, D.A. Amplification of DNA from 30-year-old aceto-orcein stained salivary gland squash slides.

Kuntimaddi, A., M.J. Sulkowski, and D.N. Cox. An organizational strategy for deficiency mapping: A computational approach.

Matsumoto, H., N. Takemori, J.N. Thompson, jr., M.-T. Yamamoto, and N. Komori. Drosophila Proteome Atlas.

Null, B., C.W. Liu, M. Hedehus, S. Conolly, and R.W. Davis. Methods and rationale forhigh-resolution magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of Drosophila using an 18.8 Telsa NMR spectrometer.

Park, H., and C. Zeng. Targeted replacement of piggyBac transposable element.

Pu, R., A. Manansala, M. Sorensen, and O. Tayo-Balogun. An inexpensive and efficient method for obtaining Drosophila heads.

Slade, J.D., and B.E. Staveley. Comparison of somatic clones of the eye in the analysis of cell growth.

Tarasov, P., A. Zharinov, J. Mattila, L. Omelyanchuk, and V. Maltsev. Iontophoretic dye injections into Drosophila cells.

Zeng, C. Sets of double balancers to facilitate the genetic combination of major chromosomes in Drosophila melanogaster.

Teaching Notes

Onasch, K.D., and R.C. Woodruff. Changes in linkage disequilibrium over time in Drosophila melanogaster for two sel-linked traits.

Robinson, B., N. Wiseman, and R.C. Woodruff. Identification of selfish genetic elements in natural populations of Drosophila melanogaster. I. P DNA elements.

Toth, C.L., J.L. Heintzelman, and R.C. Woodruff. Ultraviolet (UV) light induced mutations in Drosophila melanogaster.

Mutation Notes

Sereda, S.V., and I.A. Kozeretska. Genes affecting wing planarity of Drosophila virilis (I): curl.

Other Reports

48th Annual Drosophila Research Conference, Philadelphia, PA

The Drosophila Board