I mutated drosophila!
Anthony J. Greenberg
agreenberg at molbio.princeton.edu
Mon Mar 8 04:07:09 EST 1999
Dead larvae get black due to necrosis. Same things happen to pupae.
> Hey everybody. A while back I posted a lot of stuff on help for my project and
> people have been quite helpfull. Well, my project is on mutating drosophila
> with paint thinner. and it worked. some of my flies have deformed abdomens,
> genitalia, elongated legs, vestigal wings, and some of my larvae were entirely
> blackened. possibly because of some kinda cancer? I have no clue. And some
> of my pupae are darkened, but don't hatch. weird. Well thats it. I don't know
> why my larvae were blackened. Any clue?
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