Drosophilia melanogaster Larval Imaginal Disc Cells (image) Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Caption Umbrea (green) colocalizes with centromeric histone Cid (red) in Drosophilia melanogaster larval imaginal disc cells (DNA in blue). Umbrea gained essential centromere function within 15 million years of birth. Credit Malik Lab, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Usage Restrictions None Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.