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

Bjoern 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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Leech Mechanosensation

Brian D. Burrell.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Neuroscience

Article. Subjects: Invertebrate Neurobiology. 426 words.

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Lymnaea Respiratory Control

Kenneth D. Lukowiak.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Neuroscience

Article. Subjects: Invertebrate Neurobiology. 355 words.

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Mechanisms of Axonal Degeneration and Regeneration

Jiaxing Li and Catherine A. Collins.

in The Oxford Handbook of Invertebrate Neurobiology

P ublished online February 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Invertebrate Neurobiology; Molecular and Cellular Systems. 11190 words.

In the face of acute or chronic axonal damage, neurons and their axons undergo a number of molecular, cellular, and morphological changes. These changes facilitate two types of responses,...

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Morphology of Invertebrate Neurons and Synapses

Ian Meinertzhagen.

in The Oxford Handbook of Invertebrate Neurobiology

P ublished online February 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Invertebrate Neurobiology. 29821 words.

Despite their often small numbers, the neurons in invertebrate nervous systems can nevertheless constitute many classes, and the nervous systems of little studied or entirely new species...

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Motion Vision in Arthropods

Alex S. Mauss and Alexander Borst.

in The Oxford Handbook of Invertebrate Neurobiology

P ublished online February 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Invertebrate Neurobiology; Sensory and Motor Systems. 17958 words.

Visual perception seems effortless to us, yet it is the product of elaborate signal processing in intricate brain circuits. Apart from vertebrates, arthropods represent another major animal...

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