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Curr Biol. 2018 Mar 19;28(6):R254-R256. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2018.01.066.

Sexual Dimorphisms: How Sex-Shared Neurons Generate Sex-Specific Behaviors.

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1
Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular Genetics, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA.
2
Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular Genetics, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA. Electronic address: ehallem@ucla.edu.

Abstract

How sexually dimorphic behaviors are represented in the brain is a long-standing question. Two new studies in C. elegans uncover novel molecular mechanisms that allow neurons shared by opposite sexes to generate distinct sex-specific behaviors.

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29558638
DOI:
10.1016/j.cub.2018.01.066
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