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From: An over-expression system for characterizing Ppt1 function in Drosophila

Figure 2

DmPpt1 over-expressing eyes undergo apoptotic cell death. A-C, Transmission electron micrographs. A, UAS:DmPpt18.1/CyO control showing normal ommatidial structure. Scale bar = 2 μm. B, An image of GMR:Gal4/UAS:DmPpt18.1 over-expression ommatidium showing individual degenerating photoreceptors (labeled with an asterisk). Scale bar = 1 μm. C, An image of GMR:Gal4/UAS:DmPpt12.1over-expression ommatidium showing all photoreceptor undergoing cell death with no rhabdomeres present. Scale bar = 1 μm. D, Scanning electron micrograph (200×) of a GMR:Gal4, UAS:DmPpt18.1/+; UAS:DmPpt12.1/+ eye. E, Scanning electron micrograph (200×) of a GMR:Gal4, UAS:DmPpt18.1/pGMR:p35 ; UAS:DmPpt12.1/+ eye.

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