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Smells Familiar: Pheromone-Induced Neurotransmitter Switching Mediates Social Discrimination

Smells Familiar: Pheromone-Induced Neurotransmitter Switching Mediates Social Discrimination
Gil Levkowitz, Michael Gliksberg

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.

Publisher URL: http://www.cell.com/neuron/fulltext/S0896-6273(17)30787-0

DOI: 10.1016/j.neuron.2017.08.044

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