Sunday, July 20, 2014

Genome-wide RNAi screen identifies neurons involved in female receptivity behavior

Bussell JJ, Yapici N, Zhang SX, Dickson BJ, Vosshall LB. Abdominal-B Neurons Control Drosophila Virgin Female Receptivity. Curr Biol. 2014 Jul 3. pii: S0960-9822(14)00689-7. PMID: 24998527.

From the abstract: "... Using a genome-wide neuronal RNAi screen, we identify a subpopulation of neurons responsible for pausing, a novel behavioral aspect of virgin female receptivity characterized in this study. ..."

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