Completion of Meiosis in Uninseminated Eggs of Drosophila melanogaster

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Science  09 Sep 1960:
Vol. 132, Issue 3428, pp. 677-678
DOI: 10.1126/science.132.3428.677


Contrary to earlier statements, meiosis goes to completion in "Linfertilized" eggs of Drosophila melanogaster. Evidence suggests that this is not only characteristic of the strain examined but of the species as a whole and of other Drosophila species as well.

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