Evaluating the Autonomy of the Drosophila Circadian Clock in Dissociated Neuronal Culture

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Sabado, Virginie; Vienne, Ludovic; Nagoshi, Emi;
  • Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
  • Journal: Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience,volume 11 (eissn: 1662-5102)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC5643464, doi: 10.3389/fncel.2017.00317
  • Subject: fluorescent circadian reporter | non-cell autonomous | Drosophila | dispersed culture | Neuroscience | time-lapse imaging | Original Research | circadian rhythms

Circadian behavioral rhythms offer an excellent model to study intricate interactions between the molecular and neuronal mechanisms of behavior. In mammals, pacemaker neurons in the suprachiasmatic nucleus (SCN) generate rhythms cell-autonomously, which are synchronized... View more
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