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Chromosome Rearrangements induced by X-Rays in Immature Germ Cells of Drosophila

Naturevolume 191pages523524 (1961) | Download Citation

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MANY investigations have indicated that few chromosomal aberrations or losses have been produced in the immature germ cells of Drosophila 1–3. The present work deals with factors influencing the production of chromosome rearrangements by X-rays in early oocytes and oogonia of Drosophila melanogaster.

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    • SEYMOUR ABRAHAMSON

    Present address: Department of Zoology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin

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    • SEYMOUR ABRAHAMSON

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