Central processing of leg proprioception in Drosophila

  title={Central processing of leg proprioception in Drosophila},
  author={Sweta Agrawal and Evyn S. Dickinson and Anne Sustar and Pralaksha Gurung and David Shepherd and James W. Truman and John C. Tuthill},
Proprioception, the sense of self-movement and position, is mediated by mechanosensory neurons that detect diverse features of body kinematics. Although proprioceptive feedback is crucial for accurate motor control, little is known about how downstream circuits transform limb sensory information to guide motor output. Here, we investigate neural circuits in Drosophila that process proprioceptive information from the fly leg. We identify three cell-types from distinct developmental lineages that… 

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