Why Do Some Fruit Flies Have White Eyes?

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Some fruit flies have white eyes because they have a defective gene that prevents them from having the usually red colored eyes seen in most fruit flies.
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Fruit flies with white eyes have undergone a mutation of the gene for eye color. Oddly enough, their "white" gene is completely defective which allows no red pigment (normal
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they dont well actually some fruit flies do. it depends on if they are a mutant type of fruit fly or not. there are also flies that have messed up wings, these types of flies are
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Some fruit flies have white eyes because they have a defective gene. The gene makes their eyes white instead of the regular red color. There is a variety of fruit ...
Fruit flies with white eyes have undergone a mutation of the gene for eye color. Oddly enough, their "white" gene is completely defective which allows ...
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