EurekaMag.com logo
+ Site Statistics
References:
48,253,228
Abstracts:
22,798,842
+ Resolve Accession
+ Subscribe to Site Feeds
EurekaMag Most Shared ContentMost Shared
EurekaMag PDF Full Text ContentPDF Full Text
+ PDF Full Text
Request PDF Full TextRequest PDF Full Text
Submit PDF Full TextSubmit PDF Full Text
+ Follow Us
Follow on FacebookFollow on Facebook
Follow on TwitterFollow on Twitter
Follow on Google+Follow on Google+
Follow on LinkedInFollow on LinkedIn

+ Translate

Behavioral genetics of thermosensation and hygrosensation in Drosophila


, : Behavioral genetics of thermosensation and hygrosensation in Drosophila. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America1, 93(12): 6079-6084

Whereas temperature and humidity are critical variables affecting physiology, behavior, and evolution, the genetic and neuronal underpinnings of thermosensation and hygrosensation remain poorly understood. We have initiated a behavioral-genetic investigation of these sensory systems in Drosophila. Behavioral tests are described for the rapid screening of mutants defective in thermosensation and hygrosensation. We demonstrate the strong responses of normal flies to temperature and humidity. Two mutants were found with defects in thermosensation, only one of which is also defective in hygrosensation, indicating that they involve different sensory mechanisms. Ablation experiments further separate these sensory systems by showing that thermoreceptors are housed in the third antennal segment, whereas hygroreceptors are located more distally in the antennal arista.

Order PDF Full Text

Close
Close

Click here to order any other PDF Full Text


Accession: 002763483

DOI: 10.2307/39678

Download PDF Full Text: Behavioral genetics of thermosensation and hygrosensation in Drosophila


Submit PDF Full Text

No spam - Every submission is manually reviewed

Due to poor quality, we do not accept files from Researchgate

Submitted PDF Full Texts will always be free for everyone
(We only charge for PDFs that we need to acquire)

Select a PDF file:
Close
Close

Other references

Yokota, M.; Mizuno, N., 1988: A case of lichen sclerosus et atrophicus of the vulva effectively treated with oral etretinate. A 51-year-old female had been suffering from itching of the external genitalia and soreness on urination for one year. Swelling, leukokeratosis and erosion on the external genitalia had been seen for six months. Her clinical findings and symptoms...

Harris-Roberts, J.; Bowen, J.; Sumner, J.; Stocks-Greaves, M.; Bradshaw, L.; Fishwick, D.; Barber, C.M., 2011: Work-related symptoms in nail salon technicians. Nail salons are a rapidly expanding small business sector. Environmental health practitioners have raised concerns about potential health and safety issues.To establish the extent of work-related health issues reported by nail salon technicians, t...

Schneider, J-Christophe.; E.K.bir, D.; Chéreau, C.; Lanone, S.; Huang, X-Lin.; D.B.ys Roessingh, A.S.; Mercier, J-Christophe.; Dall'Ava-Santucci, J.; Dinh-Xuan, A.Tuan., 2003: Involvement of Ca2+/calmodulin-dependent protein kinase II in endothelial NO production and endothelium-dependent relaxation. Nitric oxide (NO) is synthesized from L-arginine by the Ca2+/calmodulin-sensitive endothelial NO synthase (NOS) isoform (eNOS). The present study assesses the role of Ca2+/calmodulin-dependent protein kinase II (CaMK II) in endothelium-dependent r...

Cavanna, L.; D.S.asi, M.; Fornari, F.; Civardi, G.; Sbolli, G.; Moretto, M.; Buscarini, L., 1990: Idarubicin plus attenuated high-dose cytosine arabinoside in the treatment of relapsed and refractory acute leukemia. European Journal of Haematology 45(3): 180-181

Tanabe, A.; Osaka, N., 2009: Picture span test: measuring visual working memory capacity involved in remembering and comprehension. The working memory system is assumed to operate with domain-specific (verbal and visuospatial) resources that support cognitive activities. However, in research on visuospatial working memory, an appropriate visual working memory task has not been...

Dowd, P.J., 1974: Proposed spatial orientation flight training concept. Aerospace Medicine 45(7): 758-765

Hetnyi, G., 1931: The question of diet in cholelithiasis. In 1050 cases reliable records were kept of the food taken shortly before an attack of colic. In about 60 per cent. the colic followed food very rich in fat; in about 13 per cent. after alcoholic beverages. Fat dishes consumed hot were more often...

Brown, T.G.; Seraganian, P.; Tremblay, J., 1993: Alcohol and cocaine abusers 6 months after traditional treatment: do they fare as well as problem drinkers?. Problem drinkers (N = 49) and individuals presenting with both alcohol and cocaine problems (N = 51) admitted to a traditional 28-day alcoholism treatment milieu were compared on their psychosocial, psychological, neuropsychological functioning an...

Lungu, I.; Untu, A.; Petrescu, O.; Ionescu, C., 1983: Recuperation in chronic obstructive bronchopneumopathy. Value of a complex therapeutic program. Revista Medico-Chirurgicala A Societatii de Medici Si Naturalisti Din Iasi 87(2): 199-203

Johnson, D.L.; Yang, D.C., 1981: Stoichiometry and composition of an aminoacyl-tRNA synthetase complex from rat liver. The particulate aminoacyl-tRNA synthetases of rat liver were copurified about 1000-fold with more than 20% yields for individual synthetase activities. Measurements of aminoacylation activities showed that lysyl-, arginyl-, leucyl-, isoleucyl-, an...