Unique Self-Sustaining Circadian Oscillators Within the Brain of Drosophila melanogaster

@article{Veleri2004UniqueSC,
  title={Unique Self-Sustaining Circadian Oscillators Within the Brain of Drosophila melanogaster},
  author={Shobi Veleri and Corinna W{\"u}lbeck},
  journal={Chronobiology International},
  year={2004},
  volume={21},
  pages={329 - 342}
}
In Drosophila circadian rhythms persist in constant darkness (DD). The small ventral Lateral Neurons (s-LNv) mainly control the behavioral circadian rhythm in consortium with the large ventral Lateral Neurons (l-LNv) and dorsal Lateral Neurons (LNd). It is believed that the molecular oscillations of clock genes are the source of this persistent behavior. Indeed the s-LNv, LNd, Dorsal Neurons (DN)-DN2 and DN3 displayed self-sustained molecular oscillations in DD both at RNA and protein levels… 
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