Affiliation: University of Washington
- Ecdysteroid control of metamorphosis in the differentiating adult leg structures of Drosophila melanogasterChristen Mirth
Department of Biology, Box 351800, University of Washington, Seattle WA 98195, USA
Dev Biol 278:163-74. 2005..Lastly, leg structures had a finite ability to respond to 20E; tarsal joints lost competence to respond after 32-34 h APF, while the remaining structures became incompetent after 44-46 h APF...
- The role of the prothoracic gland in determining critical weight for metamorphosis in Drosophila melanogasterChristen Mirth
Department of Biology, Box 351800, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
Curr Biol 15:1796-807. 2005..We present evidence that in Drosophila, a component of the ring gland, the prothoracic gland (PG), assesses growth to determine when critical weight has been achieved...
- Joint development in the Drosophila leg: cell movements and cell populationsChristen Mirth
Department of Zoology, University Museum of Zoology, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EJ, United Kingdom
Dev Biol 246:391-406. 2002..These markers also define a number of more localised territories within the pupal joint...