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Drosophila, Living, apterous, Chromosome 2 Mutant, Vial of 25–30

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  • Short germination times
  • Sequenced genome
  • Affordable
  • Minimal storage space
  • Truly a model organism

Fruit flies (Drosophila) offer you a wealth of hands-on options for teaching genetics. One of the most widely used model organisms in the world, these flies express a number of eye, wing, and other mutations that are easy to see. Students can easily study the sex-linked, recessive, and dominant mutations.

Large, vigorous culture of D. melanogaster chromosome 2 mutant apterous shipped in shatterproof 4 x 1-1/4" diameter vial.

Each culture vial contains approximately 25–30 adult flies capable of producing over 50 offspring (1–2 per adult) over a span of 2 weeks, given proper care and environmental conditions.


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