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Drosophila, Living, Wild Type, Vial of 25–30

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The wild-type, Oregon R strain of Drosophila is the standard "red eye" fruit fly. This culture is suitable as a parental strain, used along with one of the mutant strains to construct a heterozygous F1 generation and a subsequent F2 generation for study.

  • Short generation times
  • Easy to raise
  • Affordable
  • Minimal storage space needed
  • Sequenced genome

These wild-type flies are also appropriate for animal behavior studies.

Each culture vial contains approximately 25–30 adult flies capable of producing over 50 offspring (1–2 per adult) over a span of 2 weeks, given proper care and environmental conditions.


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