Neuronal substrates of complex behaviors in C. elegans.

@article{deBono2005NeuronalSO,
  title={Neuronal substrates of complex behaviors in C. elegans.},
  author={Mario de Bono and Andres V. Maricq},
  journal={Annual review of neuroscience},
  year={2005},
  volume={28},
  pages={
          451-501
        }
}
A current challenge in neuroscience is to bridge the gaps between genes, proteins, neurons, neural circuits, and behavior in a single animal model. The nematode Caenorhabditis elegans has unique features that facilitate this synthesis. Its nervous system includes exactly 302 neurons, and their pattern of synaptic connectivity is known. With only five olfactory neurons, C. elegans can dynamically respond to dozens of attractive and repellent odors. Thermosensory neurons enable the nematode to… 
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