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Cytoplasmic male sterility in Drosophila melanogaster associated with a mitochondrial CYTB variant

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Published
<mark>Journal publication date</mark>10/2011
<mark>Journal</mark>Heredity
Issue number4
Volume107
Number of pages3
Pages (from-to)374-376
Publication statusPublished
Original languageEnglish

Abstract

Somewhat buried in a paper investigating mitochondrial genetic variation and ageing in Drosophila melanogaster (Clancy, 2008) was a serendipitous finding; cytoplasmic male sterility involving naturally occurring mitonuclear incompatibility, associated with a single polymorphism in mitochondrial cytochrome b (CYTB) protein.

Bibliographic note

Oct Cytoplasmic male sterility in Drosophila melanogaster associated with a mitochondrial CYTB variant Clancy, D J Hime, G R Shirras, A D England Heredity Heredity. 2011 Oct;107(4):374-6. doi: 10.1038/hdy.2011.12. Epub 2011 Mar 16. Nlm eng