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Mutagenesis at a complex locus in Drosophila with the monofunctional alkylating agent, ethyl methanesulfonate.

@article{Jenkins1967MutagenesisAA,
  title={Mutagenesis at a complex locus in Drosophila with the monofunctional alkylating agent, ethyl methanesulfonate.},
  author={John B. Jenkins},
  journal={Genetics},
  year={1967},
  volume={57 4},
  pages={
          783-93
        }
}
  • J. Jenkins
  • Published 1 December 1967
  • Biology
  • Genetics
use of chemical mutagens in Drosophila usually results in the production T:mutants which are composed of mutant and nonmutant tissue. Mutants of this type are referred to as mosaic or fractional, as opposed to the complete or whole body mutants so commonly found in studies of X-ray mutagenesis. For the detection of mosaic and complete mutants, as well as for general mutagenesis studies, the most frequently used genetic system is the sex-linked lethal system. The use of this system( has, however… 

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