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Post-bachelor research showing the evaluation of IGF2 mRNA-binding protein expression in adult Drosophila type II neural stem cells in the development of the sleep-wake circuit within the dorsal fan shape body. The genetic silencing of Imp on Chromosome III is sufficient to reduce the amount of sleep-wake neurons expression.

Funding: This research was supported by the National Science Foundation, the Sloan Foundation, and the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation



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