Cardiomyopathy is associated with ribosomal protein gene haplo-insufficiency in Drosophila melanogaster.


The Minute syndrome in Drosophila melanogaster is characterized by delayed development, poor fertility, and short slender bristles. Many Minute loci correspond to disruptions of genes for cytoplasmic ribosomal proteins, and therefore the phenotype has been attributed to alterations in translational processes. Although protein translation is crucial for all… (More)
DOI: 10.1534/genetics.111.131482


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