Sweet taste and nutrient value subdivide rewarding dopaminergic neurons in drosophila

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Huetteroth, Wolf; Perisse, Emmanuel; Lin, Suewei; Klappenbach, Martín; Burke, Christopher; Waddell, Scott;
  • Publisher: Cell Press
  • Journal: volume 25, issue 6, pages 751-758issn: 0960-9822, eissn: 1879-0445
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  • Identifiers: pmc: PMC4372253, doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2015.01.036
  • Subject: Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all) | Reward | Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all) | Ciencias Biológicas | Drosophila | Otras Ciencias Biológicas | Drosophila, dopamine, learning, memory | Report | Dopamine | CIENCIAS NATURALES Y EXACTAS
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Dopaminergic neurons provide reward learning signals in mammals and insects [1-4]. Recent work in Drosophila has demonstrated that water-reinforcing dopaminergic neurons are different to those for nutritious sugars [5]. Here, we tested whether the sweet taste and nutrie... View more