Octopamine fuels fighting flies

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Abstract

The neural basis of aggression is poorly understood. A study in this issue used genetic scalpels to dissect the circuitry of the fly brain and identified a small cluster of octopaminergic neurons that can make a fly fighting mad.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)989-990
Number of pages2
JournalNature neuroscience
Volume11
Issue number9
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 1 2008

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuroscience(all)

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