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Caption: Disrupted heterochromatin by stress via dATF-2 is inherited. Exposure of flies to heat stress during early embryogenesis caused the disruption of heterochromatin, leading to red eye (upper). When the heat-stressed flies were mated with non-stressed flies, the generated progenies exhibited slightly the red eye phenotype (lower right). The amount of red eye pigment was quantified and shown (lower right).
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