Quantitative Genetics of Food Intake in Drosophila melanogaster


Food intake is an essential animal activity, regulated by neural circuits that motivate food localization, evaluate nutritional content and acceptance or rejection responses through the gustatory system, and regulate neuroendocrine feedback loops that maintain energy homeostasis. Excess food consumption in people is associated with obesity and metabolic and… (More)
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0138129


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