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Drosophila melanogaster / book

Drosophila melanogaster
Drosophila melanogaster


The genetic code of the common fruit fly (Drosophila melanogaster) is the blueprint that describes every aspect of this animal down to the last little detail – if you know how to read the schematics.

On 296 pages we show the genome of a female fruit fl y as a whole sequence, including a mapping and explanations to some of its most interesting genes. Thus we provide access to this complex topic and provide insight into the mechanisms that make every fly, every cat or everyhuman what they are.


Hochschule Mainz

Hochschule Mainz
Mainz, Germany

Patricia Klein,
Hochschule Mainz

Yannic Sturm