Candidate ionotropic taste receptors in the Drosophila larva.

Stewart S, Koh TW, Ghosh AC, Carlson JR.

Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06511.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2015 Apr 7;112(14):4195-201. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1503292112. Epub 2015 Mar 30.

A newly-characterized clade of chemosensory receptors is expressed in insect larvae. Understanding more about larval feeding behavior is the first step in protecting important food crops from insect fouling.

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