Evaluation of allozyme markers in housefly population from Mirzapur, India

Saumya Srivastava

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Genetic variation in house fly (Musca domestica) populations from Mirzapur was analyzed at five gene enzyme system namely acid phosphatase (ACPH), alkaline phosphatase (APH), malate dehydrogenase (MDH), malic enzyme (ME) and aldehyde oxidase (AO). Eight out of the nine enzyme loci were polymorphic. The present study shows that populations from Mirzapur reveals that almost all the polymorphic loci were highly differentiated and the Fis values observed indicate a high degree of inbreeding among the populations.


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