Semaphorin 2b Regulates Sleep-Circuit Formation in the Drosophila Central Brain

Xiaojun Xie, Masashi Tabuchi, Abel Corver, Grace Duan, Mark Wu, Alex L Kolodkin

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Abstract

How and why do neurons form layered structures (neural lamination) in the central nervous system? The authors describe a molecular mechanism regulating lamination formation in the fruit fly central brain and demonstrate the functional importance of lamination in sleep behaviors.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalNeuron
DOIs
Publication statusAccepted/In press - Jan 1 2019

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Keywords

  • central complex
  • connectivity
  • Drosophila
  • Lamination
  • semaphorin
  • sleep

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuroscience(all)

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