Functional asymmetry in Caenorhabditis elegans taste neurons and its computational role in chemotaxis.

Abstract

Chemotaxis in Caenorhabditis elegans, like chemotaxis in bacteria, involves a random walk biased by the time derivative of attractant concentration, but how the derivative is computed is unknown. Laser ablations have shown that the strongest deficits in chemotaxis to salts are obtained when the ASE chemosensory neurons (ASEL and ASER) are ablated… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/nature06927

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@article{Suzuki2008FunctionalAI, title={Functional asymmetry in Caenorhabditis elegans taste neurons and its computational role in chemotaxis.}, author={Hiroshi Suzuki and Tod R. Thiele and Serge Faumont and Marina Ezcurra and Shawn R. Lockery and William R. Schafer}, journal={Nature}, year={2008}, volume={454 7200}, pages={114-7} }