Germline transformation of the butterfly Bicyclus anynana.

@article{Marcus2004GermlineTO,
  title={Germline transformation of the butterfly Bicyclus anynana.},
  author={Jeffrey M. Marcus and Diane M Ramos and Ant{\'o}nia Monteiro},
  journal={Proceedings. Biological sciences},
  year={2004},
  volume={271 Suppl 5},
  pages={S263-5}
}
Ecological and evolutionary theory has frequently been inspired by the diversity of colour patterns on the wings of butterflies. More recently, these varied patterns have also become model systems for studying the evolution of developmental mechanisms. A technique that will facilitate our understanding of butterfly colour-pattern development is germline transformation. Germline transformation permits functional tests of candidate gene products and of cis-regulatory regions, and provides a means… CONTINUE READING

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