| Imaginal Discs: complete figures & legends
by Lewis I. Held, Jr.
published in softback by Cambridge University Press, 2005
(original hardback edition Cambridge University Press, 2002)
|The links listed below will take you to the figures and figure legends from Imaginal Discs. This section of The Interactive Fly is courtesy of Lewis I. Held, Jr.|
With the elucidation of the complete fly genome, traditional fly genetics is in more demand than ever. Genetics will lead to an explaination of the role of each of the 14,000 genes, many of which are involved in the development of imaginal discs. These hollow sacs of cells make adult structures during metamorphosis, and their study is crucial to comprehending how a larva becomes a fully functioning fly.
|Selecting the chapter headings below will take you to the index page for that chapter, which will include links to all the figures in that chapter as well as subsequent chapters and a return to this index page using the title, Imaginal Discs, found at the top of every page.|
Chapter 1: Cell Lineage vs. Intercellular Signaling |
Chapter 2: The Bristle
Chapter 3: Bristle Patterns
Chapter 4: Origin and Growth of Discs
Chapter 5: The Leg Disc
Chapter 6: The Wing Disc
Chapter 7: The Eye Disc
Chapter 8: Homeosis
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