Dr. Lushchak’s article talks about Drosophila insulin-producing cells, which are differentiated by Serotonin and Octopamine receptors and affect social behaviour.

Insulin and insulin-like growth factors are evolutionarily conserved peptides that regulate development, growth and physiological aspects in a wide range of animals.

According to Dr. Oleh, in Drosophila, eight insulin-like peptides were identified as probable ligands of a single tyrosine kinase insulin receptor.

To learn more click here: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4055686/

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