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Science 335 (6074): 1309-1310

Copyright © 2012 by the American Association for the Advancement of Science

She Said No, Pass Me a Beer

Troy Zars

Division of Biological Sciences, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211, USA.

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Neural system for reward behavior. After an elaborate courtship ritual by a male Drosophila, rejection by a female, or sexual deprivation, reduces the amount of neuropeptide F in the male fly brain. This correlates with the male's increased preference for ethanol, a behavior associated with reward and reward seeking.



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