Figure 6. | Sexually dimorphic control of gene expression in sensory neurons regulates decision-making behavior in C. elegans

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Sexually dimorphic control of gene expression in sensory neurons regulates decision-making behavior in C. elegans

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Download figureOpen in new tabFigure 6. A hierarchy of inputs regulates daf-7 expression in the ASJ neurons to modulate exploratory behaviors.

We show that the information from many different sources both internal and external is integrated hierarchically in the regulation of daf-7 expression in the ASJ neuron pair. This hierarchical regulation of daf-7 in turn leads to a distinct prioritization of exploratory behaviors in the male worm.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7554/eLife.21166.014