Inside JEB: Brains, not biochemistry, speed up hot flies
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It's a predicament to which warm-blooded (endothermic) animals cannot relate: the sun nips out from behind a cloud and suddenly your entire metabolism bursts into action as the warmth seeps in. ‘If it is hotter, more energy gets input into a system and hence the system goes faster’, says Andrea Soto-Padilla from the University of Groningen, The Netherlands.
Brains, not biochemistry, speed up hot flies
Journal of Experimental Biology
Thermosensory perception regulates speed of movement in response to temperature changes in Drosophila melanogasterSoto-Padilla, A., Ruijsink, R., Sibon, O. C. M., van Rijn, H. & Billeter, J-C., 22-May-2018, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 221, 10, 9 p., 74151.
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