Giant polytene chromosomes from the ovaries of a Drosophila mutant

The chromosomes of the ovarian nurse cells of Drosophila melanogaster fall apart during their cycles of endoreduplication. However, chromosomal synapsis occurs in the pseudonurse cells produced in certain mutant females. The resulting polytene chromosomes undergo developmental changes that are strik...

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Published in:Science (New York, N.Y.), Vol. 212, No. 4493 (1981), p. 441-3
Main Author: King, R C
Other Involved Persons: Riley, S F ; Cassidy, J D ; White, P E ; Paik, Y K
Format: Article
Item Description:Date Completed 26.05.1981
Date Revised 18.06.2019
published: Print
Citation Status MEDLINE
Copyright: From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine
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