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A Burrowing/Tunneling Assay for Detection of Hypoxia in Drosophila melanogaster Larvae
 

A Burrowing/Tunneling Assay for Detection of Hypoxia in Drosophila melanogaster Larvae

Article DOI: 10.3791/57131
March 27th, 2018

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Summary March 27th, 2018

The protocol describes a simple assay to identify Drosophila melanogaster larvae that are experiencing hypoxia under normal atmospheric oxygen levels. This protocol allows hypoxic larvae to be distinguished from other mutants that show overlapping phenotypes such as sluggishness or slow growth.

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