Title

Flies kNOw how to signal

UMMS Affiliation

Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases and Immunology

Publication Date

1-18-2003

Document Type

Article

Subjects

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

Disciplines

Immunology and Infectious Disease

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.

DOI of Published Version

10.1016/S1534-5807(02)00413-6

Source

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

Journal/Book/Conference Title

Developmental cell

Related Resources

Link to Article in PubMed

PubMed ID

12530956

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