Neuroscience: Tantalized Flies Are Primed for Satiety

Osama M. Ahmed, Mala Murthy

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How animals maintain and switch between distinct motivational states is an important question in neuroscience. New work in Drosophila identifies an excitatory neuronal circuit that builds up mating drive while priming itself for satiety.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)R1146-R1148
JournalCurrent Biology
Issue number21
StatePublished - Nov 4 2019

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Agricultural and Biological Sciences
  • General Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology


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