Studies of esterase 6 in Drosophila melanogaster. VII. Remating times of females inseminated by males having active or null alleles.

Abstract

Esterase 6 (EST 6) in Drosophila melanogaster is a male reproductive enzyme transferred to females as a component of the seminal fluid [Richmond, R. C., Gilbert, D. G., Sheehan, K. B., Gromko, M. H., and Butterworth, F. W. (1980). Science 207:1483-1485]. Here we report investigation into the relation between EST 6 and remating by females. EST 6 activity in… (More)

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