Sleep in Insects

Volume: 63, Issue: 1, Pages: 69 - 86
Published: Jan 7, 2018
Abstract
Sleep is essential for proper brain function in mammals and insects. During sleep, animals are disconnected from the external world; they show high arousal thresholds and changed brain activity. Sleep deprivation results in a sleep rebound. Research using the fruit fly, Drosophila melanogaster, has helped us understand the genetic and neuronal control of sleep. Genes involved in sleep control code for ion channels, factors influencing...
Paper Details
Title
Sleep in Insects
Published Date
Jan 7, 2018
Volume
63
Issue
1
Pages
69 - 86
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