Mushroom body output differentiates memory processes and distinct memory-guided behaviors

Toshiharu Ichinose, Mai Kanno, Hongyang Wu, Nobuhiro Yamagata, Huan Sun, Ayako Abe, Hiromu Tanimoto

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Mushroom bodies control distinct memory processes in Drosophila. By systematically profiling the requirement patterns of the mushroom body output, Ichinose et al. find that the patterns dramatically change during acquisition, retention, and behavioral expression of appetitive and aversive memories.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1294-1302.e4
JournalCurrent Biology
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 2021 Mar 22


  • Drosophila melanogaster
  • conditioned odor choice
  • conditioned odor source attraction
  • mushroom body output neurons
  • neural circuit
  • recurrent reward circuit
  • requirement patterns
  • thermogenetic manipulation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuroscience(all)
  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)


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