Genetic analysis of the contributions of individual chromosomes to the expression of mating behavior traits in Drosophila melanogaster

  title={Genetic analysis of the contributions of individual chromosomes to the expression of mating behavior traits in Drosophila melanogaster},
  author={N. Volkova and L. Vorobyova},
  journal={Russian Journal of Genetics},
The model of isogenous strains with chromosome substitutions has been used to estimate the relative contributions of the X chromosome and autosomes (chromosomes 2 and 3) to the control of some mating behavior traits in Drosophila melanogaster. It has been found that the male sexual activity (SA), female sexual receptivity (SR), and copulation latency (CL) are determined by interaction between X-chromosome and autosomal genes, whereas the copulation duration (CD) is mainly controlled by the X… Expand


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