taxis response


Summary: A behavior in free-moving organism that results in motion or orientation toward or away from an external stimulus.

Top Publications

  1. Mouritsen H, Atema J, Kingsford M, Gerlach G. Sun Compass Orientation Helps Coral Reef Fish Larvae Return to Their Natal Reef. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e66039 pubmed publisher
    ..Predominant local recruitment, in turn, can contribute to genetic isolation and potential speciation. ..
  2. Chang J, Morton D. Drosophila lines with mutant and wild type human TDP-43 replacing the endogenous gene reveals phosphorylation and ubiquitination in mutant lines in the absence of viability or lifespan defects. PLoS ONE. 2017;12:e0180828 pubmed publisher
    ..Our findings suggest that these two specific TDP-43 mutations are not inherently toxic, but may require additional environmental or genetic factors to affect longevity or survival. ..
  3. Hader D, Hemmersbach R. Gravitaxis in Euglena. Adv Exp Med Biol. 2017;979:237-266 pubmed publisher
    ..The elements of the signal transduction chain have been characterized by inhibitors and by RNAi to prove their involvement in gravitaxis. ..
  4. Zermoglio P, Robuchon E, Leonardi M, Chandre F, Lazzari C. What does heat tell a mosquito? Characterization of the orientation behaviour of Aedes aegypti towards heat sources. J Insect Physiol. 2017;100:9-14 pubmed publisher
    ..We discuss the performance of mosquitoes' thermal behaviour compared to other blood-sucking insects. ..
  5. Land M, Rubin C. A Calcium- and Diacylglycerol-Stimulated Protein Kinase C (PKC), Caenorhabditis elegans PKC-2, Links Thermal Signals to Learned Behavior by Acting in Sensory Neurons and Intestinal Cells. Mol Cell Biol. 2017;37: pubmed publisher
    ..UNC-18 variants, created by mutating Ser311 or Ser322, disrupt thermotaxis and suppress PKC-2-dependent cryophilic migration. ..