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Figure 12

From: A large population of diverse neurons in the Drosophilacentral nervous system expresses short neuropeptide F, suggesting multiple distributed peptide functions

Figure 12

Distribution of sNPF in relation to putative cholinergic neurons in the larval CNS. Antiserum to sNPFp (magenta) and Cha-Gal4-driven GFP (green) were used as markers. Single confocal sections are shown (anterior is upwards). A1 – 3. In the brain (protocerebrum) there are a few cell bodies in a dorso-lateral cluster displaying colocalized markers: one (arrowed in A2) is seen in boxed area of A3. This is also shown in enlarged view in A2' and A3'. B1 – 2. More dorsally in the brain a few other cell bodies in the protocerebrum display colocalized markers (arrows). C1 – 3. In the ventral nerve cord (abdominal ganglia) colocalized markers were seen in a small number of cell bodies (arrows). The boxed area (shown in higher magnification in C2' and C3') contains a pair of dorsal neurons (DP) in A1 that colocalize Cha and sNPFp. A few more posterior abdominal neurons with colocalized markers were found in adjacent sections.

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