The VDRC is with 27.000 RNAi lines of Drosophila melanogaster, which cover 91 % of the whole genome, the largest center providing RNAi lines worldwide. An article describing the use of flies in modern science was issued in Chemiereport.
What are the fruit fllies good for? How do they contribute to genome research and investigation of our genes' function? Interested? Read more.