Drosophila memory: will Orb(2) predict the future
Department of Neurobiology; Waddell Lab; Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Neuroscience Program
Medical Subject Headings
Animals; Brain; Drosophila; Drosophila Proteins; Memory; Sexual Behavior, Animal; Synapses; Transcription Factors; mRNA Cleavage and Polyadenylation Factors
Life Sciences | Medicine and Health Sciences | Neuroscience and Neurobiology
Genetically tractable organisms with relatively simple nervous systems offer a realistic platform to understand how and where memories are formed and stored in defined neural circuits. Recent work in Drosophila provides promise that this analysis may soon reach the resolution of identifiable synapses.
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Citation: Curr Biol. 2008 Jan 22;18(2):R74-6. Link to article on publisher's site
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Krashes, Michael Jonathan and Waddell, Scott, "Drosophila memory: will Orb(2) predict the future" (2008). GSBS Student Publications. 1342.