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Neuromuscular organization and aminergic modulation of contractions in the Drosophila ovary

Middleton, Adam C and Nongthomba, Upendra and Parry, Katherine and Sweeney, Sean T and Sparrow, John C and Elliot, Christopher JH (2006) Neuromuscular organization and aminergic modulation of contractions in the Drosophila ovary. In: BMC Biology, 4 (17). pp. 1-14.

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Abstract

The processes by which eggs develop in the insect ovary are well characterized. Despite a large number of Drosophila mutants that cannot lay eggs, the way that the egg is moved along the reproductive tract from ovary to uterus is less well understood. We remedy this with an integrative study on the reproductive tract muscles (anatomy,innervation, contractions, aminergic modulation) in female flies.

Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to BioMed Central.
Department/Centre: Division of Biological Sciences > Molecular Reproduction, Development & Genetics (formed by the merger of DBGL and CRBME)
Date Deposited: 29 Jul 2008
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 04:48
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/15303

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