Curr Biol; auth.: group Benton

Curr Biol. 2013 Jan 7;23(1):R20-2. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2012.11.039.

Neuroecology: a fly’s bug detector.


Center for Integrative Genomics, Faculty of Biology and Medicine, University of Lausanne, CH-1015 Lausanne, Switzerland.


Drosophila avoid food contaminated by pathogenic bacteria and fungi using an olfactory pathway that is exquisitely tuned to a single microbial odour.

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