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Auditory Systems of <i>Drosophila</i> and Other Invertebrates

Yun Doo Chung and Jeongmi Lee.

in The Oxford Handbook of Invertebrate Neurobiology

P ublished online March 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Invertebrate Neurobiology. 10625 words.

Hearing in invertebrates has evolved independently as an adaptation to avoid predators or to mediate intraspecific communication. Although many invertebrate groups are able to respond to...

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C. elegans Feeding

Nicolas Dallière, Lindy Holden-Dye, Vincent O'Connor and Robert J. Walker.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Neuroscience

Article. Subjects: Invertebrate Neurobiology. 144 words.

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Cephalopod Olfaction

Anna Di Cosmo and Gianluca Polese.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Neuroscience

Article. Subjects: Invertebrate Neurobiology. 396 words.

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Chemosensory Transduction in Arthropods

Monika Stengl.

in The Oxford Handbook of Invertebrate Neurobiology

P ublished online February 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Invertebrate Neurobiology; Molecular and Cellular Systems. 16018 words.

Reception of chemicals via olfaction and gustation are prerequisites to find, distinguish, and recognize food and mates and to avoid dangers. Several receptor gene superfamilies are...

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Control of Locomotion in Hexapods

Roy E. Ritzmann and Sasha N. Zill.

in The Oxford Handbook of Invertebrate Neurobiology

P ublished online February 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Invertebrate Neurobiology; Sensory and Motor Systems. 10768 words.

This article discusses legged locomotion in insects. It describes the basic patterns of coordinated movement both within each leg and among the various legs. The nervous system controls...

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Crustacean Olfaction

Charles Derby and Manfred Schmidt.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Neuroscience

P ublished online March 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Invertebrate Neurobiology. 6512 words.

Olfaction is a chemical sense present not only in mammals, insects, and other terrestrial animals, but also in crustaceans, most of which are aquatic. Crustaceans use olfaction for...

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Drosophila Olfaction

Quentin Gaudry and Jonathan Schenk.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Neuroscience

Article. Subjects: Invertebrate Neurobiology. 134 words.

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Genetic Analysis of Behavior in <i>Drosophila</i>

Björn Brembs.

in The Oxford Handbook of Invertebrate Neurobiology

P ublished online February 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Invertebrate Neurobiology; Molecular and Cellular Systems; Cognition and Behavioural Neuroscience. 9270 words.

The main function of brains is to generate adaptive behavior. Far from being the stereotypical, robot-like insect, the fruit fly Drosophila exhibits astounding flexibility and chooses...

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Invertebrate Nociception

Nathaniel J. Himmel, Atit A. Patel and Daniel N. Cox.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Neuroscience

P ublished online March 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Invertebrate Neurobiology. 12481 words.

Nociception is a protective mechanism that mediates behavioral responses to a range of potentially damaging stimuli, including noxious temperature, chemicals, and mechanical stimulation....

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Leech Mechanosensation

Brian D. Burrell.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Neuroscience

Article. Subjects: Invertebrate Neurobiology. 426 words.

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