• Teaching and Learning Genetics with $Drosophila$ 5. Lessons from the Experiments with Curly and Bristle Mutant Stocks

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      $Drosophila$, the Queen of Genetics, is one of the most suitable model systems for laboratory exercises to teach and learn not only genetics but also many concepts in biology.

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      Even today, $Drosophila$ remains as one of the potent eukary-otic systems to study different dimensions of inheritance. It provides a wide spectrum of genetic resource of mutants which are of immense help to look into the effects of different types of mutations as well the mechanisms underlying their mainte-nance. Experiments involving lethal mutations in $Drosophila$ have helped us to realize a few more genetic lessons, and the same is discussed in this communication.

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      Ranganath H A1

      1. Centre for Human Genetics, Biotech Park Electronic City Phase I, Bangalore 560 100
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