Question regarding dark spots in drosophila melanogaster

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Bruna Isabel Oliveira

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Aug 31, 2023, 4:41:01 PM8/31/23
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Hello Fly Community!
I'm a master's student and I'm currently working with drosophila melanogaster mutants.
Right now I have a mutant that has dark spots in various regions of the fly's body (in the larval stage and in the adult fly).
According to some literature, I think they possibly are necrotic spots or melanocytic tumors. However, I still haven't been able to find an adequate technique that would allow me to define and characterize these dark spots as a tumor.
I would be grateful if anyone could please help me.  


Best Regards,
Bruna Oliveira
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