Chapter 15. Identification of a Drosophila melanogaster Mutant That Affects the Saxi Toxin Receptor of the Volt Age-Sensitive Sodium Channel

  1. David Evered,
  2. Maeve O'Connor and
  3. Julie Whelan
  1. Linda M. Hall1,
  2. Susan D. Wilson1,
  3. Jane Gitschier1,
  4. Nancy Martinez1 and
  5. Gary R. Strichartz2

Published Online: 30 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470720707.ch15

Ciba Foundation Symposium 88 - Neuropharmacology of Insects

Ciba Foundation Symposium 88 - Neuropharmacology of Insects

How to Cite

Hall, L. M., Wilson, S. D., Gitschier, J., Martinez, N. and Strichartz, G. R. (1982) Identification of a Drosophila melanogaster Mutant That Affects the Saxi Toxin Receptor of the Volt Age-Sensitive Sodium Channel, in Ciba Foundation Symposium 88 - Neuropharmacology of Insects (eds D. Evered, M. O'Connor and J. Whelan), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470720707.ch15

Author Information

  1. 1

    Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Department of Genetics, 1300 Morris Park Avenue, Bronx, NY 10461, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Physiology and Biophysics, State University of New York at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY 11790, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1982

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780272796528

Online ISBN: 9780470720707

SEARCH

Keywords:

  • saxitoxin receptor;
  • action potential;
  • nerve conduction;
  • mutant strain;
  • electrophysiological recordings

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Characterization of the Saxitoxin Receptor in Drosophila Melanogaster

  • Mutant Analysis

  • Explanation of the napts Phenotypes

  • Discussion and Future Prospects

  • References

  • Discussion

  • References