10 Drosophila Salivary Chromosomes

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    Drosophila salivary gland polytene chromosomes

    Highly replicated polytene chromosomes of the Drosophila salivary gland stained with DAPI (blue) and antibodies directed against gypsy insulator proteins Su(Hw) (green) and Mod(mdg4)2.2 (red).

    Credit: Elissa Lei, Ph.D. @ NIH

    Used in the article "The humble fruit fly, Drosophila melanogaster — An Introduction" on SciTechLab blog.

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    1. pasado pisado 62 months ago | reply

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    2. Kai Mantsch 31 months ago | reply

      Thanks for using a CC license! I used this photo on my blog:

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      Kai

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