Sexual dimorphism in the fly brain.
Bottom Line: Initial work found limited evidence for anatomical dimorphism in these fru+ neurons.Our analysis reveals substantial differences in wiring and gross anatomy between male and female fly brains.Reciprocal connection differences in the lateral horn offer a plausible explanation for opposing responses to sex pheromones in male and female flies.
Affiliation: Division of Neurobiology, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge, UK.Show MeSH
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Affiliation: Division of Neurobiology, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge, UK.