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Toward a complete Drosophila deficiency kit

John Roote1 and Steven Russell12*

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1 Department of Genetics, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EH, UK

2 Cambridge Systems Biology Centre, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EH, UK

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Genome Biology 2012, 13:149  doi:10.1186/gb-2012-13-3-149

Published: 23 March 2012

Abstract

Targeted chromosome engineering has facilitated the development of new deletions that now cover virtually the entire genome of Drosophila, providing greater precision and resolution.

See research article http://www.genomebiology.com/2012/13/3/R21 webcite

Keywords:
Drosophila; deletion; deficiency; FLP-FRT; haploinsufficiency