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Drosophila melanogaster

A species of fruit fly frequently used in genetics because of the large size of its chromosomes.

Year introduced: 1972

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Tree Number(s): B01.050.500.131.617.720.500.500.750.310.250.500

MeSH Unique ID: D004331

Registry Number: txid7227

Entry Terms:

  • Drosophila melanogasters
  • melanogaster, Drosophila
  • D. melanogaster

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