Drosophila

Drosophila culturing

Craig Woodard estimates they use 50 bottles and about 800 vials for 100 students for their drosophila mapping lab.

http://flystocks.bio.indiana.edu/Fly_Work/supplies.htm

http://flystocks.bio.indiana.edu/Fly_Work/culturing.htm

FOOD

Carolina 4-24 no-cook ready mix: 173204

4 4-L bags for ~$80

1 L makes 85 vials = 1360 vials @ ~$0.06


VIALS

standard size is "narrow" 25 x 95 mm

  • K-Resin and polypropylene vials are virtually unbreakable, scratch and mar resistant;
  • polystyrene and K-Resin vials have glass-like clarity
  • Polypropylene vials are autoclavable; polystyrene and K-Resin are nonautoclavable

Fisher:

Applied Scientific Drosophila Products Shell Vials

K-resin bulk packed 500 @ ~$92 ($0.18 each)

racked 500 @ ~$113 ($0.23 each)

flystuff

http://www.flystuff.com/vials.php

Register with Genesee Scientific

K-resin bulk packed 500: $96

tritech

http://www.tritechresearch.com/T3808.html

K-Resin narrow diam. vial (500/cs) - tray

$60.54 + $19 to ship! (=$80)

$49.73 † - 4 or more.

http://www.tritechresearch.com/T3809.html

T3809

K-Resin narrow diam. vial (500/cs) - bulk

$54.05 † - Regular price.

$43.24 † - 4 or more.

Dot Scientific

https://www.dotscientific.com/disposable.asp?scat=167

DP-9508 K-Resin narrow vial 500/CA : $60

  • $5 handling