Formation of Central Patterns by Receptor Cell Axons in Drosophila

  • John Palka
  • Margrit Schubiger
Part of the Basic Life Sciences book series (BLSC, volume 16)


The larva of a fly possesses a complex nervous system which enables it to seek and recognize food, eat, avoid obstacles and dangers, regulate the release of hormones, respond to hormonal changes — in other words, to behave in an integrated fashion. It is in every sense a fully functioning organism.


Sensory Neuron Imaginal Disc Antennal Lobe Cell Axon Projection Pattern 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • John Palka
    • 1
  • Margrit Schubiger
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of ZoologyUniversity of WashingtonSeattleUSA

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