Flies kNOw how to signal
Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases and Immunology
Animals; Drosophila; Fat Body; Infection; Nitric Oxide; Nitric Oxide Synthase; *Signal Transduction
Immunology and Infectious Disease
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
Dev Cell. 2003 Jan;4(1):5-6. Link to article on publisher's site
Silverman NS. (2003). Flies kNOw how to signal. Infectious Diseases and Immunology Publications. https://doi.org/10.1016/S1534-5807(02)00413-6. Retrieved from https://escholarship.umassmed.edu/infdis_pp/34