Diptera: Flies - Alex Wild Photography
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White was the first sex-linked gene discovered in the fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster. The mutated version interrupts the pigment-forming pathway and results in pale, rather than red, eyes. 

Laboratory stock at the University of California, San Diego.

White was the first sex-linked gene discovered in the fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster. The mutated version interrupts the pigment-forming pathway and results in pale, rather than red, eyes. Laboratory stock at the University of California, San Diego.

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