Functional anatomy: From molecule to memory

Dubnau, J. T., Tully, T. (March 2001) Functional anatomy: From molecule to memory. Current Biology, 11 (6). R240-R243. ISSN 0960-9822

DOI: 10.1016/S0960-9822(01)00115-4


The Drosophila memory gene amnesiac is expressed in neurons that project to mushroom body axons, Blockade of synaptic transmission in the amnesiac-expressing cells disrupts memory, but not learning, suggesting presynaptic and postsynaptic sites for memory formation.

Item Type: Paper
Uncontrolled Keywords: SHORT TERM MEMORY Short term memory MUSHROOM BODIES Mushroom bodies DROSOPHILA MELANOGASTER Drosophila melanogaster MULTIPLE Multiple SITES Sites ABLATION Ablation STORAGE Storage
Subjects: organism description > animal > insect > Drosophila
organism description > animal behavior > memory
organs, tissues, organelles, cell types and functions > tissues types and functions > mushroom body
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Communities: CSHL labs > Dubnau lab
CSHL labs > Tully lab
Depositing User: Brian Soldo
Date: March 2001
Date Deposited: 22 Mar 2012 16:29
Last Modified: 09 Apr 2013 16:35
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