The influence of the quantity and quality of chromosomal material on the size of the cells in drosophila melanogaster

  • Th. Dobzhansky
  • Published 2005 in
    Wilhelm Roux' Archiv für Entwicklungsmechanik der…


1. The small bristles on the surface of the wing ofDrosophila correspond each to a single cell. This fact makes possible the measurement of the size of the cells by counting the number of bristles within a known area of the wing surface. 2. Comparison of the cell size in male, female, superfemale, supermale, intersex and triploid female showed that the size… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF02078996

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