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New book chapter on Drosophila sound production published by Philipsborn Group

Bijayalaxmi Swain and Anne von Philipsborn published the chapter “Sound production in Drosophila melanogaster: Behavior and Neurobiology” in Advances in Insect Physiology.

Image of drosophila sound production.

Drosophila is an important model organism in many research fields of Biology and Biomedicine. Flies show communicate by means of audible wing vibrations during reproduction and aggression. How their acoustic communication is shaped and patterned by the nervous system provides exemplary insight into neuronal control and modulation of behavior. The new chapter reviews how, when and why flies sing and what we understand so far about the neuronal circuits underlying sound production.


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