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A Systematic Nomenclature for the Drosophila Ventral Nerve Cord

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Robert Court, Shigehiro Namiki, J. Douglas Armstrong, Jana Börner, Gwyneth Card, Marta Costa, Michael Dickinson, Carsten Duch, Wyatt Korff, Richard Mann, David Merritt, Rod K. Murphey, Andrew M. Seeds, Troy Shirangi, Julie H. Simpson, James W. Truman, John C. Tuthill, Darren W. Williams, David Shepherd

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1071-1079.e2
Issue number6
Published23 Sep 2020

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The ventral nerve cord (VNC) of Drosophila is an important model system for understanding how nervous systems generate locomotion. In this issue of Neuron, Court et al. define the structures of the adult VNC to provide an anatomical framework for analyzing the functional organization of the VNC.

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