painless, a Drosophila Gene Essential for Nociception

@article{Tracey2003painlessAD,
  title={painless, a Drosophila Gene Essential for Nociception},
  author={W. D. Tracey and Rachel I. Wilson and Gilles Laurent and Seymour Benzer},
  journal={Cell},
  year={2003},
  volume={113},
  pages={261-273}
}

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