Developmental neuroethology of insect metamorphosis.

@article{Truman1992DevelopmentalNO,
  title={Developmental neuroethology of insect metamorphosis.},
  author={James W. Truman},
  journal={Journal of neurobiology},
  year={1992},
  volume={23 10},
  pages={1404-22}
}
During metamorphosis, the insect nervous system must change to accomodate alterations in body form and behavior. Studies primarily on moths have shown that these changes involve the death of some larval neurons, the conservation and remodeling of others, and the maturation of new, adult-specific cells. The motor and sensory sides of the adult CNS vary in this regard with the former being constructed primarily from remodeled larval components, whereas the latter arises primarily from new neurons… CONTINUE READING
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