Optogenetics: Illuminating sources of locomotor drive

David L. McLean*

*Corresponding author for this work

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A recent study has used optogenetics to identify the source of excitatory drive for locomotion in zebrafish, revealing unexpected differences in the command signals from hindbrain to spinal cord.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)R441-R443
JournalCurrent Biology
Issue number10
StatePublished - May 20 2013

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Agricultural and Biological Sciences
  • General Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology


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