Drosophila (/ d r ə ˈ s ɒ f ᵻ l ə, d r ɒ-, d r oʊ-/  ) is a genus of small flies, belonging to the family Drosophilidae, whose members are often called ...
Drosophila melanogaster is a species of fly (the taxonomic order Diptera) in the family Drosophilidae. The species is known generally as the common fruit fly or ...
A quick introduction to research in genetics and developmental biology using the fruit fly, Drosophila melanogaster
Drosophila melanogaster. The use of the fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster as an animal model imparts many advantages for studying the molecular and cellular ...
noun, plural drosophilas, drosophilae [droh-sof-uh-lee, druh-] ) 1. a fly of the genus Drosophila, especially D. melanogaster, used in laboratory studies of genetics ...
1 capitalized: a genus of small dipteran flies that include many (as D. melanogaster) extensively used in genetic research. 2: any fly of the genus Drosophila
Drosophila melanogaster (fruit fly) History: Thomas Hunt Morgan began using fruit flies in genetic studies at Columbia University in 1910. His laboratory was located ...
Drosophila melanogaster. Within a few years of the rediscovery of Mendel's rules in 1900, Drosophila melanogaster (the so-called fruit fly) became a favorite "model ...
Drosophila is a powerful model organism to discover gene networks and test gene function in vivo, and has recurrently led to discoveries relevant to human health.
FlyBase: a database for drosophila genetics and molecular biology