Food for thought: A receptor finds its ligand

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In C. elegans, social and solitary feeding behavior can be determined by a single amino acid change in a G protein-coupled receptor. A new study identifies ligands for this receptor and suggests how changes in behavior evolve at the molecular level.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1119-1120
Number of pages2
JournalNature neuroscience
Issue number11
StatePublished - Nov 1 2003
Externally publishedYes

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  • Neuroscience(all)


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