Two oscillators might control the locomotor activity rhythm of the high-altitude Himalayan strain of Drosophila helvetica.

The properties of the pacemaker controlling the adult locomotor activity rhythm of the high-altitude Himalayan (haH) strain (Hemkund Sahib, 4121 m above sea level) of Drosophila helvetica are strikingly different from those of the low-altitude Himalayan (laH) strain (Birahi, 1132 m above sea level) of the same species. The haH strain has a unimodal activity… CONTINUE READING