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Author(s): Vanshika Singh1

Email(s): 1vsingh0822@gmail.com


    Innovation Academy, Alpharetta, GA, 30009

Published In:   Volume - 3,      Issue - 2,     Year - 2023

DOI: 10.55878/SES2023-3-2-6  

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This experiment aims to delve into the intricate mechanics of autosomal and sex-linked inheritance within Drosophila melanogaster mutations. Throughout the investigation, we explore the passage of mutant traits across generations in Drosophila, serving as a dynamic model for inheritance studies. Our focus extends to deciphering the inheritance modes for each mutation via genetic crosses, allowing us to grasp the essence of Gregor Mendel's groundbreaking principles of independent assortment and segregation. Dihybrid autosomal crosses enable us to unravel the anticipated outcomes of our progeny, establishing a benchmark for comparing our observed findings. By juxtaposing anticipated and observed values, we endeavor to evaluate the statistical relevance of the anticipated versus actual manifestation of mutant phenotypes. This study contributes to the broader tapestry of genetics and refines our comprehension of inheritance, employing the captivating Drosophila melanogaster as a lens through which to explore these fundamental principles.

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Vanshika Singh (2023), A Study on Genetic Inheritance of Mutations in Drosophila Melanogaster, Spectrum of Emerging Sciences, 3(02) 2023, pp 37-46, 10.55878/SES2023-3-2-6DOI: https://doi.org/10.55878/SES2023-3-2-6


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