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Natural polymorphism affecting learning and memory in Drosophila
Knowing which genes contribute to natural variation in learning and memory would help us understand how differences in these cognitive traits evolve among populations and species. We show that aExpand
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Natural variation in food acquisition mediated via a Drosophila cGMP-dependent protein kinase
SUMMARY In natural environments where food abundance and quality can change drastically over time, animals must continuously alter their food acquisition strategies. Although genetic variationExpand
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The foraging gene of Drosophila melanogaster: Spatial‐expression analysis and sucrose responsiveness
The ability to identify and respond to food is essential for survival, yet little is known about the neural substrates that regulate natural variation in food‐related traits. The foraging (for) geneExpand
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A Genetic Screen for Olfactory Habituation Mutations in Drosophila: Analysis of Novel Foraging Alleles and an Underlying Neural Circuit
Habituation is a form of non-associative learning that enables animals to reduce their reaction to repeated harmless stimuli. When exposed to ethanol vapor, Drosophila show an olfactory-mediatedExpand
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Lack of association between polymorphism of the human cyclic GMP-dependent protein kinase gene and obesity
OBJECTIVE:To investigate whether genetic variation in the cyclic GMP-dependent protein kinase gene (PRKG1) is associated with obesity.METHODS:The study included 143 individuals from New York CityExpand
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