Ceratitis capitata

Known as: capitatas, Ceratitis, Fly, Mediterranean Fruit, Medflies 
A species of fruit fly originating in sub-Saharan Africa but widely distributed worldwide. One of the most destructive fruit pests, its larvae feed… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
We compare and contrast the genetic architecture of quantitative phenotypes in two genetically well-characterized model organisms… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
Fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) are globally distributed picture-winged flies of variable size. Tephritidae, with > 4000… (More)
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2007
2007
The Mediterranean fruit fly, Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann) (Diptera: Tephritidae), is considered one of the most economically… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
Nitrogen, although abundant in the atmosphere, is paradoxically a limited resource for multicellular organisms. In the Animalia… (More)
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2005
2005
Transformer functions as a binary switch gene in the sex determination and sexual differentiation of Drosophila melanogaster and… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
The medfly Ceratitis capitata contains a gene (Cctra) with structural and functional homology to the Drosophila melanogaster sex… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
The complete sequence of the mitochondrial genome of Ceratitis capitata has been determined. The circular genome is 15 980 bp… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Although fluctuating asymmetry has become popular as a measure of developmental instability, few studies have examined its… (More)
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1996
1996
In the medfly Ceratitis capitata, the Y chromosome is responsible for determining the male sex. We have mapped the region… (More)
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1995
Highly Cited
1995
Exogenous functional DNA was introduced into the germline chromosomes of the Mediterranean fruit fly (medfly) Ceratitis capitata… (More)
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