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Modellsystem Drosophila melanogaster

The model system Drosophila melanogaster

Warum ausgerechnet mit  Drosophila arbeiten?

A good introduction in Drosophilas work is given at the following side:   


This book gives a good (though popular scientific) introduction to the subject of Drosophila as a model organism
(not only for genetics).

Martin Brookes
"Fly: an experimental life"
Weidenfield & Nicolson; The Orion Publishing Group Ltd.; London

also with the title
"Fly: The Unsung Hero of Twentieth Century Science"
Phoenix (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd ); Auflage: New Ed (7. März 2002)