"ISN't Thirst Sweet?" Says the Fly.


Petsakou A, Perrimon N. "ISN't Thirst Sweet?" Says the Fly. Cell. 2016;166 (4) :796-7.
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2016 Aug 11


How food and water intake is reciprocally regulated to maintain homeostasis is unclear. New findings by Jourjine and colleagues identify four neurons in the Drosophila brain that receive both water and sugar abundance signals and oppositely regulate hunger and thirst.

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