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Assessing Differences in Sperm Competitive Ability in Drosophila
 

Assessing Differences in Sperm Competitive Ability in Drosophila

Article DOI: 10.3791/50547
August 22nd, 2013

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Summary August 22nd, 2013

Differential sperm competitive ability among Drosophila males with distinct genotypes can be ascertained through double-mating experiments. Each of these experiments involves one of the males of interest and a reference male. Readily identifiable markers in the progeny allow inference of the fraction of individuals fathered by each male.

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