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    • Analysis of the Drosophila Sugar Receptor Genes 

      Slone, Jesse David (2009)
      Gustation, also known as taste perception, is critical for the survival of most animal species. The fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster employs 68 different gustatory receptors (GRs) for the detection of sugars, bitter or ...
    • The Role of Threshold Size in Insect Metamorphosis and Body Size Regulation 

      Preuss, Kevin Michael (2010)
      The initiation of metamorphosis causes the cessation of the larval growth period which determines the final body size of adult insects. Because larval growth is roughly exponential, differences in timing the initiation ...