Maintenance of 18C Fly Stocks

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Drosophila stock vials can be found in the 18C cooler of the Reiter Laboratory


  • Drosophila stocks are to be flipped every 3 weeks
  • When flipping the stocks, always flip the oldest of the 2 stock vials
  • Once flies have been flipped into new media, label and date the vial
  • Dispose of old vial into biohazard waste container
  • Place drosophila stocks back into 18C cooler