Two Drosophila DEG/ENaC channel subunits have distinct functions in gustatory neurons that activate male courtship.

Abstract

Trimeric sodium channels of the DEG/ENaC family have important roles in neurons, but the specific functions of different subunits present in heteromeric channels are poorly understood. We previously reported that the Drosophila DEG/ENaC subunit Ppk25 is essential in a small subset of gustatory neurons for activation of male courtship behavior, likely… (More)
DOI: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.1376-12.2012

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