Carbon Dioxide Production From Radiolabeled Substrates: Drosophila melanogaster l Protocol Preview

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Measurement of Carbon Dioxide Production from Radiolabeled Substrates in Drosophila melanogaster – a 2 minute Preview of the Experimental Protocol

Michelle L. Bland
University of Virginia, Department of Pharmacology;

This paper describes a method for the measurement of fuel oxidation in Drosophila melanogaster in which trace amounts of specific radiolabeled metabolic substrates are fed to flies. The exhaled radiolabeled CO2 that is a produced from fuel oxidation is collected and measured.

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