Display Settings:

Format

Send to:

Choose Destination
See comment in PubMed Commons below
Nat Neurosci. 2008 Sep;11(9):989-90. doi: 10.1038/nn0908-989.

Octopamine fuels fighting flies.

Author information

  • 1Department of Biology, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Stanford University, Stanford, California 94305, USA.

Abstract

The neural basis of aggression is poorly understood. A study in this issue used genetic scalpels to dissect the circuitry of the fly brain and identified a small cluster of octopaminergic neurons that can make a fly fighting mad.

Comment on

PMID:
18725900
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
PubMed Commons home

PubMed Commons

0 comments
How to join PubMed Commons

    Supplemental Content

    Full text links

    Icon for Nature Publishing Group
    Loading ...
    Write to the Help Desk