Identification of Redeye, a new sleep-regulating protein whose expression is modulated by sleep amount

In this study, we report a new protein involved in the homeostatic regulation of sleep in Drosophila. We conducted a forward genetic screen of chemically mutagenized flies to identify short-sleeping mutants and found one, redeye (rye) that shows a severe reduction of sleep length. Cloning of rye rev...

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Main Authors: Mi Shi, Zhifeng Yue, Alexandre Kuryatov, Jon M Lindstrom, Amita Sehgal
Format: Article
Published: eLife Sciences Publications Ltd 2014-02-01
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