Recent Advances in the use of Drosophila in Neurobiology and Neurodegeneration

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Academic Press, Sep 7, 2011 - Science - 312 pages
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Published since 1959, International Review of Neurobiology is a well-known series appealing to neuroscientists, clinicians, psychologists, physiologists, and pharmacologists. Led by an internationally renowned editorial board, this important serial publishes both eclectic volumes made up of timely reviews and thematic volumes that focus on recent progress in a specific area of neurobiology research. This volume reviews existing theories and current research surrounding the movement disorder Dyskinesia.

  • Leading authors review state-of-the-art in their field of investigation and provide their views and perspectives for future research
  • Chapters are extensively referenced to provide readers with a comprehensive list of resources on the topics covered
  • All chapters include comprehensive background information and are written in a clear form that is also accessible to the non-specialist
 

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Contents

Studies of Seizure Disorders in Drosophila
1
A Drosophila Model for Drug Tolerance and Dependence
23
Attention in Drosophila
51
The Roles of Fruitless and Doublesex in the Control of Male Courtship
87
From Structure to Behavior
107
Behavior Genetics and Neural Systems
139
Studying Sensorimotor Processing With Physiology in Behaving Drosophila
169
Modeling Human Trinucleotide Repeat Diseases in Drosophila
191
Exploring Sleep in Drosophila
213
Subject Index
245
Contents of Recent Volumes
253
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