The table below shows the name of the gene associated with each gene symbol.

For the BLAST assignment, you will click on the gene name to access a journal article about that gene.

 

Gene Symbol

Gene name

Chromosome

ap

apterous

2

B-H1

BarHI

X (or 1)

b

black

2

bw

brown

2

cn

cinnabar

2

dp

dumpy

2

e

ebony

3

ey

eyeless

4

f

forked

X (or 1)

L

 

Lobe 2

m

miniature

X (or 1)

sd

scalloped

X (or 1)

st

scarlet

3

se

sepia

3

v

vermilion

X (or 1)

vg

vestigial

2

w

white

X (or 1)

W

 

Wrinkled(aka hid)

3

y

 

yellow

X (or 1)

 

NOTE: recessive mutations are indicated by all lower case letters; dominant mutations are indicated

by capitalizing the first letter of the gene name. Wild-type alleles, whether they are dominant or recessive,

are indicated by adding a superscript + to the gene symbol such as m+ or B-H1+.