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A Genetic Screen for Genes Involved in Tissue Remodeling
Tissue remodeling is vital to the health of any multicellular organism. Drosophila melanogaster, which undergoes tissue remodeling during metamorphosis, provides an excellent model to study this process due to highly ...
Ketogenic Diet and Seizure Susceptibility in a Whole-Animal Drosophila melanogaster Model: Effects and Mechanisms
Seizures are abnormal epochs of neuronal hyperexcitability. The lowcarbohydrate, high-fat ketogenic diet (KD) is an effective treatment for epilepsy in juveniles especially for drug-resistant seizures. KD produces ketone ...