[Drosophila] How many cells in a Drosophila head?

John Cumbers via dros%40net.bio.net (by johncumbers from gmail.com)
Thu Jan 10 15:27:46 EST 2008

Hi all,
I'm trying to estimate how many cells are in a Drosophila head.  I realise
this is a difficult question and would depend on environment and nutrition,
but a ball park figure with some references would be great.
Many thanks,

John Cumbers,  Graduate Student
Biology and Medicine
Brown University, Box G-W
Providence, Rhode Island, 02912, USA
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