By Daryl S. Henderson
Prime drosophilists describe in step by step aspect the entire crucial ideas for learning Drosophila chromosomes and recommend new avenues for clinical exploration. The chapters emphasize specimen instruction (from dissection to mounting) and canopy either polytene and mitotic/meiotic chromosomes intensive. each one absolutely confirmed and without difficulty reproducible protocol bargains a heritage creation, gear and reagent lists, and tips about troubleshooting and fending off pitfalls. A state of the art FISH and immunolocalization process may be vital for locating how DNA series affects higher-order chromosome structure and finally gene expression.
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Morphologically, meiosis II is very similar to meiosis I, although there is clearly half as much DNA, only 1 centriole per centrosome, the cells are smaller, and the final product is a cyst of 64 interconnected spermatids, still surrounded by the 2 cyst cells. After the second meiotic division, all of the mitochondria aggregate and fuse to form two giant mitochondria. These are interleaved by the onion stage to make a Nebenkern, which, by transmission electron microscopy, resembles an onion slice (25) and, by phase contrast, is a dark sphere adjacent to the phase light nucleus (see Figs.