Purine Resistant Mutants of Drosophila Are Adenine Phosphoribosyltransferase Deficient

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Science  29 May 1981:
Vol. 212, Issue 4498, pp. 1035-1036
DOI: 10.1126/science.212.4498.1035


A deficiency for adenine phosphoribosyltransferase activity is the primary biochemical defect in mutants of Drosophila selected for resistance to purine-induced lethality.

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