Recommended Resources Books And Articles

Drosophila: A Laboratory Handbook and Manual.

Ashburner, M. (1989, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press, New York). Covers a wide range of molecular biology protocols.

Drosophila, a Practical Approach. D.B. Roberts, Ed. (2nd ed., 1998, Oxford University Press, Oxford). Covers laboratory culturing, biology, genetics, mutagenesis, protocols for preparation of nucleic acid, enhancer traps, and behavioral studies.

Fly Pushing: The Theory and Practice of Drosophila Genetics. Greenspan, R.J. (2nd ed., 2004, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press, New York). An easy-to-read book describing fly genetics.

Emerging Technologies for Gene Manipulation in Drosophila melanogaster, Venken, K.J. and Bellen, H.J. (2005). Nat. Rev. Genet. 6, 167-178. Explains major genetic techniques used for Drosophila.

Research resources for Drosophila: The expanding universe. Matthews, K.A., Kaufman, T.C. and Gelbart, W.M. (2005). Nat. Rev. Genet. 6, 179-193. An excellent guide and information on Drosophila resources.

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