Sensory Regulation of C. elegans Male Mate-Searching Behavior

Abstract

How do animals integrate internal drives and external environmental cues to coordinate behaviors? We address this question by studying mate-searching behavior in C. elegans. C. elegans males explore their environment in search of mates (hermaphrodites) and will leave food if mating partners are absent. However, when mates and food coincide, male exploratory… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2008.10.050

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