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Drosophila as a new model organism for the neurobiology of aggression?

Baier, A., Wittek, B. and Brembs, Björn (2002) Drosophila as a new model organism for the neurobiology of aggression? The Journal of Experimental Biology 205 (9), pp. 1233-1240.

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Abstract

We report here the effects of several neurobiological determinants on aggressive behaviour in the fruitfly Drosophila melanogaster. This study combines behavioural, transgenic, genetic and pharmacological techniques that are well established in the fruitfly, in the novel context of the neurobiology of aggression. We find that octopamine, dopamine and a region in the Drosophila brain called the ...

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Item type:Article
Date:2002
Institutions:Biology, Preclinical Medicine > Institut für Zoologie > Neurogenetik (Prof. Dr. Björn Brembs)
Keywords:Drosophila melanogaster; aggression; fighting behaviour; amine; mushroom body
Dewey Decimal Classification:500 Science > 590 Zoological sciences
Status:Published
Refereed:Unknown
Created at the University of Regensburg:No
Item ID:28569
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