Isolating a scaleless strain of Ephestia kuehniella

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The hunt for a new scaleless strain

Published on
July 6, 2017

ESR Update - The current scaleless strain of Ephestia kuehniella has one major issue, males develop with normal scale-covered wings. Rather than trying to force the expression of the scaleless mutation in males I will isolate a new scaleless mutation. Finding the ideal method to obtain such a new mutation was a long process but now I can finally start preparing for the actual experiment.