SEM of a Mutant Fruit Fly
SEM of a mutant fruit fly. Scanning Electron Micrograph (SEM) of the head of a mutant fruit fly (Drosophila melanogaster). This mutant has abnormal size eyes ? they are smaller than normal and are due to the ?eyeless mutation?. Fruit flies are widely used in genetic experiments, particularly in mutation experiments, because they reproduce rapidly and their genetic systems are well understood.
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