Four-dimensional gene expression control: memories on the fly
Department of Neurobiology
Medical Subject Headings
Animals; Behavior, Animal; Drosophila; Gene Expression; Gene Expression Regulation, Developmental; Gene Targeting; Genes, Insect; Genes, Switch; Models, Molecular
Neuroscience and Neurobiology
To understand the role of a gene in adult behavior, it is necessary to control its expression in four dimensions: space and time. Two recent papers describe implementation of different but related technologies that now provide this missing element in fly behavioral research.
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Citation: Trends Neurosci. 2004 Sep;27(9):511-3. Link to article on publisher's site