Natural variation in plasticity of glucose homeostasis and food intake.

  title={Natural variation in plasticity of glucose homeostasis and food intake.},
  author={Karla R. Kaun and Munmun Chakaborty-Chatterjee and Marla B Sokolowski},
  journal={The Journal of experimental biology},
  volume={211 Pt 19},
Balancing the acquisition, allocation and storage of energy during periods of food deprivation is critical for survival. We show that natural variation in the foraging (for) gene, which encodes a cGMP-dependent protein kinase (PKG) in the fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster, affects behavioral and physiological responses to short-term food deprivation. Rover and sitter, natural allelic variants of for, differ in their stored carbohydrate reserves as well as their response to short-term… CONTINUE READING

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