Neuron duplications and deletions in locust clones and clutches

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Science  30 Sep 1977:
Vol. 197, Issue 4311, pp. 1384-1386
DOI: 10.1126/science.897676


Duplications and deletions of identified neurons can occur with a high degree of genetic control and specificity, as shown by examining the ocellar interneurons of locusts from different breeding populations, clutches from single mated pairs, and isogenic animals from parthenogenetic clones.