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Odor discrimination in Drosophila: from neural population codes to behavior.

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Taking advantage of the well-characterized olfactory system of Drosophila, we derive a simple quantitative relationship between patterns of odorant receptor activation, the resulting internal representations of odors, and odor discrimination. Second-order excitatory and inhibitory projection neurons (ePNs and iPNs) convey olfactory information to the lateral horn, a brain region implicated in innate odor-driven behaviors. We show that the distance between ePN activity patterns is the main det...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1016/j.neuron.2013.08.006

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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, Physiology Anatomy and Genetics
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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, Physiology Anatomy and Genetics
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Cell Press Publisher's website
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Neuron Journal website
Volume:
79
Issue:
5
Pages:
932-944
Publication date:
2013-09-05
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1097-4199
ISSN:
0896-6273
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uuid:beac6620-13ca-46f3-9a95-0a76870d0f34
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425318
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pubs:425318

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