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Newly discovered cell in fruit flies is essential for touch sensation

Researchers at the Crick have uncovered a key role for a new type of cell in detecting touch in the skin of the fruit fly.
12 Apr 2023
Written by Katherine Denyer
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The nuclei of the four previously known cell types forming the bristle, with socket cell in green
The nuclei of the four previously known cell types forming the bristle, with socket cell in green

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