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Author: Gerhard M. Technau
Editor: Gerhard Martin Technau
Title: Brain Development in Drosophila melanogaster
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
ISBN/ISSN: 9780387782614
Edition: 1
Price: CHF 197.10
Publication date: 01/01/2009
Content
Category: Medizin & Pharmazie
Language: English
Technical Data
Pages: 160
Kopierschutz: DRM
Geräte: PC/MAC/eReader/Tablet
Formate: PDF
Table of contents

The fruitfly Drosophila melanogaster is an ideal model system to study processes of the central nervous system This book provides an overview of some major facets of recent research on Drosophila brain development.

Table of contents
PREFACE6
ABOUT THE EDITOR...8
PARTICIPANTS9
CONTENTS11
The Development of the Drosophila Larval Brain14
Anteroposterior Regionalization of the Brain: Genetic and Comparative Aspects45
Dorsoventral Patterning of the Brain: A Comparative Approach55
Dissection of the Embryonic Brain Using Photoactivated Gene Expression70
Design of the Larval Chemosensory System82
Development of the Drosophila Olfactory System95
The Olfactory Sensory Map in Drosophila115
Optic Lobe Development128
Clonal Unit Architecture of the Adult Fly Brain150
INDEX172