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    Book Overview
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    Chapter 1 Using FlyBase, a Database of Drosophila Genes and Genomes.
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    Chapter 2 The GAL4 System: A Versatile System for the Manipulation and Analysis of Gene Expression.
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    Chapter 3 The Q-System: A Versatile Expression System for Drosophila.
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    Chapter 4 Analysis of MicroRNA Function in Drosophila.
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    Chapter 5 Methods for High-Throughput RNAi Screening in Drosophila Cells.
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    Chapter 6 A Guide to Genome-Wide In Vivo RNAi Applications in Drosophila.
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    Chapter 7 Creating Heritable Mutations in Drosophila with CRISPR-Cas9.
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    Chapter 8 Performing Chromophore-Assisted Laser Inactivation in Drosophila Embryos Using GFP.
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    Chapter 9 deGradFP: A System to Knockdown GFP-Tagged Proteins.
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    Chapter 10 Drosophila
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    Chapter 11 Cultivation and Live Imaging of Drosophila Imaginal Discs.
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    Chapter 12 Cultivation and Live Imaging of Drosophila Ovaries.
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    Chapter 13 Segmentation and Quantitative Analysis of Epithelial Tissues.
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    Chapter 14 Laser Ablation to Probe the Epithelial Mechanics in Drosophila.
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    Chapter 15 Rapid Ovary Mass-Isolation (ROMi) to Obtain Large Quantities of Drosophila Egg Chambers for Fluorescent In Situ Hybridization.
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    Chapter 16 Drosophila
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    Chapter 17 Protocols to Study Growth and Metabolism in Drosophila.
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    Chapter 18 Protocols to Study Aging in Drosophila.
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    Chapter 19 Protocols to Study Behavior in Drosophila.
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    Chapter 20 Electrophysiological Recordings from Lobula Plate Tangential Cells in Drosophila.
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    Chapter 21 Methods to Establish Drosophila Cell Lines.
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    Chapter 22 Erratum to: The GAL4 System: A Versatile System for the Manipulation and Analysis of Gene Expression
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Chapter title
Protocols to Study Growth and Metabolism in Drosophila.
Chapter number 17
Book title
Drosophila
Published in
Methods in molecular biology, January 2016
DOI 10.1007/978-1-4939-6371-3_17
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Book ISBNs
978-1-4939-6369-0, 978-1-4939-6371-3
Authors

Katrin Strassburger, Aurelio A. Teleman, Strassburger, Katrin, Teleman, Aurelio A.

Editors

Christian Dahmann

Abstract

Signaling pathways such as the insulin/insulin-like growth factor pathway concurrently regulate organismal growth and metabolism. Drosophila has become a popular model system for studying both organismal growth and metabolic regulation. Care must be taken, however, when assessing such phenotypes because they are quantitative in nature, and influenced by environment. This chapter first describes how to control animal age and nutrient availability, since growth and metabolism are sensitive to these parameters. It then provides protocols for measuring tissue growth, cell size, and metabolic parameters such as stored lipids and glycogen, and circulating sugars.

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Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 6 25%
Student > Bachelor 4 17%
Researcher 4 17%
Student > Master 3 13%
Student > Doctoral Student 1 4%
Other 1 4%
Unknown 5 21%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 7 29%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 6 25%
Chemistry 2 8%
Neuroscience 1 4%
Immunology and Microbiology 1 4%
Other 2 8%
Unknown 5 21%