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Contact: Will Sansom
sansom@uthscsa.edu
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University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

Benjamin Eaton, Ph.D., University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

Caption: A novel technique for measuring tiny, rapid-fire secretions in the brains and mouthparts of fruit flies (drosophila) is providing insights into the beneficial effects of eating less -- information that ultimately could help people suffering from neuromuscular disorders. Benjamin Eaton, Ph.D., assistant professor of physiology in the School of Medicine at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio, is senior author of a newly published paper on the subject.

Credit: The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio

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