Sleep: A Neuropeptidergic Wake-up Call for Flies
Endogenous circadian rhythms exert strong effects on sleep, but the neuronal mechanisms that produce these effects have remained obscure. New work implicates neuropeptidergic signaling in a subset of circadian clock cells in the regulation of sleep late at night.
Christine M. Dubowy and Daniel J. Cavanaugh. "Sleep: A Neuropeptidergic Wake-up Call for Flies" Current Biology Volume 24, Issue 22, pR1092–R1094. 2014.