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Orphan nuclear receptors control neuronal remodeling during fly metamorphosis

Pruning of excess branches is essential for the maturation of developing neuronal circuits. Cross-talk between TGF-β signaling and two antagonistic orphan nuclear receptors governs the pruning of larval γ neurons in the Drosophila pupa.

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Figure 1: Schematic model of axon pruning during Drosophila metamorphosis.

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Awasaki, T., Lee, T. Orphan nuclear receptors control neuronal remodeling during fly metamorphosis. Nat Neurosci 14, 6–7 (2011). https://doi.org/10.1038/nn0111-6

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