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Neuroanatomy and Neurophysiology of Drosophila

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Neuroanatomy and Neurophysiology of Drosophila

Postby pdavis68 » Sun Jul 13, 2008 2:34 pm

I'm trying to find a good source for information about the anatomy and physiology of the drosophila brain. Specifically, what I'm looking for is something that maps out the types of neurons in the various regions of the drosophila brain, their interconnections, and the specifics of channel types, receptors, transmitters, etc...

I've been able to find bits and pieces in various papers, but I can't seem to find any particular sites or papers that summarize this information. For example, I can find papers that discuss the specifics of an individual neuron type and all this kind of information about that neuron type. What I really need is a map of all the neuron types and where they are so I can see a higher level of the puzzle.

Finding this information on the human brain is no problem.

And really, if I can find this kind of information for any insect with a brain of comparable size to drosophila, that's fine too. I just assumed drosophila probably has been researched more than any other insect, so it's probably a good choice. There's quite a bit on nematodes as well, but their brains are too small for my needs.

Thanks
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