Taste Perception and Coding in Drosophila

Abstract

BACKGROUND Discrimination between edible and contaminated foods is crucial for the survival of animals. In Drosophila, a family of gustatory receptors (GRs) expressed in taste neurons is thought to mediate the recognition of sugars and bitter compounds, thereby controlling feeding behavior. RESULTS We have characterized in detail the expression of eight… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2004.05.019

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