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Genetic Dissection of Behavior

Benzer, Seymour (1973) Genetic Dissection of Behavior. Scientific American, 229 (6). pp. 24-37. ISSN 0036-8733.

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By working with fruit flies that are mosaics of normal and mutant parts it is possible to identify the genetic components of behavior, retrace their development and locate the sites where they operate.

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Additional Information:© 1973 Scientific American, Inc.
Subject Keywords:Genes; Photoreceptors; Mosaic; Radiation genetics; Neurons; Human genetics; Fruit flies; Genetic mutation; Anatomy
Issue or Number:6
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Official Citation:Benzer, Seymour. “GENETIC DISSECTION OF BEHAVIOR.” Scientific American, vol. 229, no. 6, 1973, pp. 24–37.,
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Deposited By: Tony Diaz
Deposited On:27 Feb 2019 23:59
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