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Optic Lobe of a Fly Larva’s Brain

February 16, 2011

This is a 3D-rotation through the optic lobe of a fly larva’s brain. Blue are axons of the photoreceptor nerve cells, the two guidance proteins are shown in green (GoGo) and magenta (Flamingo).

Credit: Max Planck Institute of Neurobiology / Suzuki