Title

Flies kNOw how to signal

UMMS Affiliation

Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases and Immunology

Date

1-18-2003

Document Type

Article

Subjects

Animals; Drosophila; Fat Body; Infection; Nitric Oxide; Nitric Oxide Synthase; *Signal Transduction

Abstract

A recent study has discovered a surprising role for nitric oxide in the Drosophila immune response. NO-mediated signaling was implicated in the communication between the site of a localized infection and the major immune organ of the fly, the fat body.

Rights and Permissions

Citation: Dev Cell. 2003 Jan;4(1):5-6. Link to article on publisher's site

Related Resources

Link to Article in PubMed

PubMed ID

12530956