Sexual behavior mutants revisited: molecular and cellular basis of Drosophila mating

@article{Yamamoto1999SexualBM,
  title={Sexual behavior mutants revisited: molecular and cellular basis of Drosophila mating},
  author={Daisuke Yamamoto and Yoshiro Nakano},
  journal={Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences CMLS},
  year={1999},
  volume={56},
  pages={634-646}
}
Abstract. The study of Drosophila melanogaster by a combination of forward genetics with specific mutants, and reverse genetics, in which a given gene is expressed in an appropriate brain area to test its effect on behavior, provides a unique opportunity to explore the causal relationship between a particular gene, its function in the cell and the behavioral outcome at the organismic level. Enhanced male-to-male courtship has been shown to occur as a result of mutations in several different… 

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