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Autonomous circuitry for substrate exploration in freely moving Drosophila larvae. / Berni, Jimena; Pulver, Stefan R; Griffith, Leslie C; Bate, Michael.

In: Current biology : CB, Vol. 22, No. 20, 23.10.2012, p. 1861-70.

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Berni, J, Pulver, SR, Griffith, LC & Bate, M 2012, 'Autonomous circuitry for substrate exploration in freely moving Drosophila larvae', Current biology : CB, vol. 22, no. 20, pp. 1861-70. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2012.07.048

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Berni, J., Pulver, S. R., Griffith, L. C., & Bate, M. (2012). Autonomous circuitry for substrate exploration in freely moving Drosophila larvae. Current biology : CB, 22(20), 1861-70. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2012.07.048

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Berni J, Pulver SR, Griffith LC, Bate M. Autonomous circuitry for substrate exploration in freely moving Drosophila larvae. Current biology : CB. 2012 Oct 23;22(20):1861-70. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2012.07.048

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Berni, Jimena ; Pulver, Stefan R ; Griffith, Leslie C ; Bate, Michael. / Autonomous circuitry for substrate exploration in freely moving Drosophila larvae. In: Current biology : CB. 2012 ; Vol. 22, No. 20. pp. 1861-70.

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