Nigel Atkinson


Affiliation: University of Texas
Country: USA


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    Atkinson N, Brenner R, Bohm R, Yu J, Wilbur J. Behavioral and electrophysiological analysis of Ca-activated K-channel transgenes in Drosophila. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 1998;860:296-305 pubmed
    ..Electrophysiological and behavioral assays indicate that at least some of these products produce channels with distinct properties. ..
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    Atkinson N, Brenner R, Chang W, Wilbur J, Larimer J, Yu J. Molecular separation of two behavioral phenotypes by a mutation affecting the promoters of a Ca-activated K channel. J Neurosci. 2000;20:2988-93 pubmed
    ..This suggests that the flight defect arises from a lack of slowpoke expression in muscle, whereas the sticky-feet phenotype arises from a lack of expression in nervous tissue. ..