Response of the G6pd and 6Pgd polymorphisms in Drosophila melanogaster to dietary selection

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Abstract

Experimental populations of D. melanogaster were subjected to long term dietary selection using sucrose and ethanol in two independent experiments. The G6pd polymorphism exhibits a strong response to high sucrose selection whereas the 6Pgd polymorphism exhlbits an equally strong response to ethanol selection.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)81-83
Number of pages3
JournalGenetica
Volume63
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1984

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Animal Science and Zoology
  • Genetics
  • Plant Science
  • Insect Science

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