Mary S. Tyler, Ronald N. Kozlowski, and Laurie Iten
Sinauer Associates, Sunderland, MA
Description of CD-ROM
FlyCycle is a CD-ROM adaptation of the film, Fly Cycle: The Lives of a Fly, Drosophila melanogaster (Mary S. Tyler, Jamie W. Schnetzer, and David Tartaglia, Sinauer Associates, 1996). Formatted for Macintosh and Windows processors, it includes forty minutes of QuickTime movies, depicting details on the biology and life cycle of Drosophilaadult courting and mating, embryonic development, larval growth, imaginal discs and salivary glands, metamorphosis, and a gallery of mutants used in research.
Included on the CD is the text to an accompanying 40-page booklet that can be used on the computer with convenient text hyperlinks, or printed out. The booklet presents information on each segment of the CD-ROM, a "getting started" section for those who want to raise fruit flies, a list of suppliers, an annotated selected bibliography, and a glossary.
ContentsNumbers in parentheses specify the running time of each segment.
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