Drosophila Synaptonemal Complex (image) Stowers Institute for Medical Research Share Print E-Mail Caption The Drosophila synaptonemal complex forms between homologous chromosomes as two distinct layers that mirror each other. Credit Illustration by Ryan Kramer. Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.