Mittler, Sidney||Bennett, Jack (Cecil Jackson)
M.S. (Master of Science)
Department of Biological Sciences
Genetics; Crossing over (Genetics)
Adult, male Drosophila melanogaster, heterozygous for 4 markers on each arm of the third chromosomes, were injected with ATP, exposed to 3000 r of X-rays, and backcrossed to the homozygous, recessive parent. Daily broods revealed crossover types in 9-15 days after irradiation. The frequency of radiation-induced crossovers was not affected by ATP, nor by post-treatment in N2 gas. Irradiation in N2, after N2 pretreatment, gave a significantly lower frequency of crossovers. Data from broods 10 and 11 contained no clusters and were used exclusively in evaluating the experiments.
Burckhalter, Thomas Rey, "The effect of adenosine triphosphate on the frequency of radiation-induced crossovers in male drosophila melanogaster" (1967). Graduate Research Theses & Dissertations. 5486.
v, 55 pages
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