Contact: David Orenstein
Caption: Each slice of the pie chart represents a line of fruit flies with a different geographic origin. The colored area in each represents the frequency of Hoppel allele in that line. Flies with the Hoppel transposon lived considerably longer than flies without.
Credit: Helfand and Reenan, Brown University
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