Phenotypes are hatched in batches?
Carmen L. Abruzzi
Abruzzi at some.org
Thu Mar 2 14:54:20 EST 2000
In article <QNrv4.1268$SV6.27865 at news3.cableinet.net>, "Jason
Muir" <jason.muir at iname.com> wrote:
>I've noted that Drosophila seem to emerge from pupae in batches of
>phenotypes. Can anyone suggest whether this might be because the eggs
>laid down in that order, or whether particular fly types hatch from
>eggs more quickly?
Mutants may develop at different rates from wild-type, thus
affecting the time of eclosion. I do not think there's any
mechanism for differential laying time.
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