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Insulin Signaling Mediates Sexual Attractiveness in Drosophila

  • Tsung-Han Kuo equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Tsung-Han Kuo, Tatyana Y. Fedina

    Affiliations: Huffington Center on Aging, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America, Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America

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  • Tatyana Y. Fedina equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Tsung-Han Kuo, Tatyana Y. Fedina

    Affiliation: Department of Molecular and Integrative Physiology and Geriatrics Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America

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  • Ingrid Hansen,

    Affiliations: Huffington Center on Aging, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America, Program in Cell and Molecular Biology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America

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  • Klaus Dreisewerd,

    Affiliation: Institute of Medical Physics and Biophysics, University of Münster, Münster, Germany

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  • Herman A. Dierick,

    Affiliation: Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America

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  • Joanne Y. Yew,

    Affiliations: Institute of Medical Physics and Biophysics, University of Münster, Münster, Germany, Temasek Life Sciences Laboratory, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore, Department of Biological Sciences, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore

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  • Scott D. Pletcher mail

    spletch@umich.edu

    Affiliations: Huffington Center on Aging, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America, Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America, Department of Molecular and Integrative Physiology and Geriatrics Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America, Program in Cell and Molecular Biology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America

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  • Published: April 26, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1002684

About the Authors

Tsung-Han Kuo, Ingrid Hansen, Scott D. Pletcher
Huffington Center on Aging, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America
Tsung-Han Kuo, Herman A. Dierick, Scott D. Pletcher
Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America
Tatyana Y. Fedina, Scott D. Pletcher
Department of Molecular and Integrative Physiology and Geriatrics Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America
Ingrid Hansen, Scott D. Pletcher
Program in Cell and Molecular Biology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America
Klaus Dreisewerd, Joanne Y. Yew
Institute of Medical Physics and Biophysics, University of Münster, Münster, Germany
Joanne Y. Yew
Temasek Life Sciences Laboratory, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
Joanne Y. Yew
Department of Biological Sciences, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore

Corresponding Author

Email: spletch@umich.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: T-HK TYF HAD JYY SDP. Performed the experiments: T-HK TYF JYY. Analyzed the data: T-HK TYF JYY SDP. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: IH KD HAD SDP. Wrote the paper: T-HK TYF JYY SDP.