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The Beaded Minute Combination and Sex-Determination in Drosophila

Sturtevant, A. H. (1949) The Beaded Minute Combination and Sex-Determination in Drosophila. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 35 (6). pp. 311-313. ISSN 0027-8424. PMCID PMC1063024. doi:10.1073/pnas.35.6.311.

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Beaded Minute males are not intersexual, but are often aberrant because of incomplete development of the anal and genital imaginal discs-as are also Beaded Minute females. Even if they are considered to be intersexual, the abnormality may be induced by any one of at least seven different Minutes, or by other independent combinations of genes, and therefore cannot be used to support the view that there are very few loci involved in the determination of sex.

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Additional Information:© 1949 by the National Academy of Sciences. Communicated March 19, 1949.
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Official Citation:The Beaded Minute combination and sex-determination in Drosophila A. H. Sturtevant Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Jun 1949, 35 (6) 311-313; DOI: 10.1073/pnas.35.6.311
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