Energy drinks' effect on pre adult development of drosophila melanogaster

D'souza, Alwyn and Krishna, M. S. (2015) Energy drinks' effect on pre adult development of drosophila melanogaster. Cancer Biology, 5 (2). pp. 1-6.

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Abstract

Quality of energy drinks consumed by an organism has a significant effect on an organism�s fitness. In the present investigation D. melanogaster were reared in Alternative natural energy drink based media, Synthetic energy drink based media and Wheat cream agar media. Feeding rate and pre adult development in these energy drinks, based media were studied. Results revealed that flies fed on alternative natural energy drink had consumed significantly greater quantity of food than those flies fed on synthetic energy drink and wheat cream agar media. Egg to larva, larva to pupa and pupa to adult viability was found to be significantly greater in alternative natural energy drink, whereas in larva to pupa viability wheat cream agar media was greater. This suggests that the consumption of alternative natural energy drink was beneficial in pre adult development of D. melanogaster.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Energy Drinks' Effect and Pre Adult Development and Drosophila Melanogaster
Subjects: B Life Science > Zoology
Divisions: Department of > Zoology
Depositing User: Shrirekha N
Date Deposited: 01 Jul 2019 06:01
Last Modified: 01 Jul 2019 06:01
URI: http://eprints.uni-mysore.ac.in/id/eprint/4183

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