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ry in a mini-w fly?

Robert M. Mihalek mihalek at FORMULA1.smtp.anes.upmc.edu
Wed Feb 3 11:58:54 EST 1999

In article <7980cg$je5$1 at sunburst.ccs.yorku.ca>
criedl at yorku.ca (Vrazumihin) writes:

> hi, just a quick question...  does anyone know if it's possible to
> distinguish ry- from ry+ in a mini-w background?  the mini-w is fairly
> strong (orange).
> thanks,
> -criedl.

Yes, you would see ry on a mw background that is orange.  Is it
possible to get the mw heterozygous (reduce the dosage) so that the eye
color weakens down to light yellow? If so, you could certainly see ry
vs. ry+ on that background.

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