Sensory integration: Time and temperature regulate fly siesta

Rebecca Delventhal, Annika F. Barber

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Temperatures outside the preferred range require flies to acutely adjust their behavior. A new study finds that heat-sensing neurons provide input to fly circadian clock neurons to extend the daytime siesta, allowing flies to sleep through excessive daytime heat.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)R1020-R1022
JournalCurrent Biology
Issue number19
StatePublished - Oct 10 2022
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Neuroscience
  • General Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology
  • General Agricultural and Biological Sciences


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