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The homeobox gene repo is required for the differentiation and maintenance of glia function in the embryonic nervous system of Drosophila melanogaster.
We describe the cloning, expression and phenotypic characterisation of repo, a gene from Drosophila melanogaster that is essential for the differentiation and maintenance of glia function. It is not,Expand
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The embryonic central nervous system lineages of Drosophila melanogaster. II. Neuroblast lineages derived from the dorsal part of the neuroectoderm.
In Drosophila, central nervous system (CNS) formation starts with the delamination from the neuroectoderm of about 30 neuroblasts (NBs) per hemisegment. They give rise to approximately 350 neuronsExpand
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The embryonic central nervous system lineages of Drosophila melanogaster. I. Neuroblast lineages derived from the ventral half of the neuroectoderm.
Central nervous system development in Drosophila starts with the delamination from the neuroectoderm of about 30 neuroblasts (NBs) per hemisegment. Understanding the mechanisms leading to theExpand
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Comm Sorts Robo to Control Axon Guidance at the Drosophila Midline
Axon growth across the Drosophila midline requires Comm to downregulate Robo, the receptor for the midline repellent Slit. We show here that comm is required in neurons, not in midline cells asExpand
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The Origin, Location, and Projections of the Embryonic Abdominal Motorneurons of Drosophila
We have used a retrograde labeling technique to identify motorneurons for each of the 30 body wall muscles of an abdominal hemisegment in the late stage 16 Drosophila embryo. Each motorneuron has aExpand
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Distribution, classification, and development ofDrosophila glial cells in the late embryonic and early larval ventral nerve cord
To facilitate the investigation of glial development inDrosophila, we present a detailed description of theDrosophila glial cells in the ventral nerve cord. A GAL4 enhancer-trap screen forExpand
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Molecular markers for identified neuroblasts in the developing brain of Drosophila
The Drosophila brain develops from the procephalic neurogenic region of the ectoderm. About 100 neural precursor cells (neuroblasts) delaminate from this region on either side in a reproducibleExpand
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The Embryonic Central Nervous System Lineages ofDrosophila melanogaster
Abstract In Drosophila, central nervous system (CNS) formation starts with the delamination from the neuroectoderm of about 30 neuroblasts (NBs) per hemisegment. They give rise to approximately 350Expand
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New neuroblast markers and the origin of the aCC/pCC neurons in the Drosophila central nervous system
Drosophila is an ideal system for identifying genes that control central nervous system (CNS) development. Particularly useful tools include molecular markers for subsets of neural precursorsExpand
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Neural reorganization during metamorphosis of the corpora pedunculata in Drosophila melanogaster
Adult fruit flies and Drosophila larvae have very different bodies and behaviour patterns. The question therefore arises: how much reorganization does the brain undergo during pupation? Some apparentExpand
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