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lethargus

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Review
2016
Review
2016
The nematode Caenorhabditis elegans stops feeding and moving during a larval transition stage called lethargus and following… Expand
Highly Cited
2014
Highly Cited
2014
OBJECTIVES Cross-species conservation of sleep-like behaviors predicts the presence of conserved molecular mechanisms underlying… Expand
Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
STUDY OBJECTIVES The nematode C. elegans develops through four larval stages before it reaches adulthood. At the transition… Expand
Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
Animals undergo periods of behavioral quiescence and arousal in response to environmental, circadian, or developmental cues… Expand
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
BACKGROUND Sleep is an essential behavior that is found in all animals that have a nervous system. Neural activity is thought to… Expand
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2013
2013
Sleep-like states are characterized by massively reduced behavioral activity. Little is known about genetic control of sleep-like… Expand
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
Sleep homeostasis, which refers to the maintenance of sleep amount or depth following sleep deprivation, indicates that sleep and… Expand
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
Neuropeptides play central roles in the regulation of homeostatic behaviors such as sleep and feeding. Caenorhabditis elegans… Expand
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2012
2012
Sleep is characterized by reduced muscle activity resulting in reduced movement and a typical posture compatible with relaxed… Expand
Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
There are fundamental similarities between sleep in mammals and quiescence in the arthropod Drosophila melanogaster, suggesting… Expand
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