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Neuron September 13, 2017; 95 (6): 1229-1231.

Smells Familiar: Pheromone-Induced Neurotransmitter Switching Mediates Social Discrimination.

Gliksberg M , Levkowitz G .

Social discrimination is regulated by a variety of sensory inputs. In this issue of Neuron, Dulcis et al. (2017) show that chemosensory-mediated kin preference in Xenopus is determined by changes in neurotransmitter composition, which are regulated by specific microRNAs.

PubMed ID: 28910612
Article link: Neuron

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