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Yadav R S P, Ansari F, Bera N, Kent C, Agrawal P*, Lessons from lonely flies: molecular and neuronal mechanisms underlying social isolation. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral reviews, 156, 105504, 2024 (link). 

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Thakare M R, Choudhary P, Sunke S, Pydah B, Yadav R S P#, Agrawal P#, Das G, DIETS: a simple and sensitive assay to measure and control the intake of complex solid foods, like high-fat diets, in Drosophila (eLife, under review, 2024). #Contributors from Agrawal lab.


Patel D+, Dabhi A M#+, Aertsllo CDS, Seervi M, Sneha KM#, Agrawal P#, Sahani M H, Kanojia D.  FKBP1A over-expression correlates with poor prognosis and increased metastatic potential of HNSCC, 46(3): 443-453 (2022). Cell Biology International, (link), 2022.  #Contributors from Agrawal lab. +Co-first authors.

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Yadav R S P, Upadhyaya S, Swaroopa P, Agrawal P*, Measuring aggressive behavior in Drosophila, Chapter 73, 493-500 (2021). In Book: Experiments with Drosophila for Biology Courses, Indian Academy of Sciences, Edited by Prof SC Lakhotia & Prof HA Ranganath (link). 


Kent, C.*, Agrawal, P*. Regulation of social Stress and neural degeneration by activity-regulated genes and epigenetic mechanisms in dopaminergic neurons. Mol Neurobiol 57, 4500–4510 (2020). (link)


Agrawal P*, Kao D, Chung P, Looger LL. The neuropeptide Drosulfakinin regulates social isolation-induced aggression in Drosophila. J Exp Biol. 2020 Jan 29;223 :jeb207407. doi: 10.1242/jeb.207407. PMID: 31900346; PMCID: PMC7033730.


Agrawal, P.*, Chung, P., Heberlein, U., Kent FC*. Enabling cell-type-specific behavioral epigenetics in Drosophila: a modified high-yield INTACT method reveals the impact of social environment on the epigenetic landscape in dopaminergic neurons. BMC Biol 17, 30 (2019) (link). 


Kim YK, Saver M, Simon J, Kent CF, Shao L, Eddison M, Agrawal P, Texada M, Truman JW, Heberlein U. Repetitive aggressive encounters generate a long-lasting internal state in Drosophila melanogaster males. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2018 Jan 30;115(5):1099-1104. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1716612115. Epub 2018 Jan 16. PMID: 29339481; PMCID: PMC5798363.


Agrawal P, Shashidhara LS. ChIP for Hox proteins from Drosophila imaginal discs. Methods Mol Biol. 2014;1196:241-53. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4939-1242-1_15. PMID: 25151168. (Invited book chapter)

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Agrawal P.*, Habib F., Yelagandula R., Shashidhara LS*. Genome-level identification of targets of Hox protein Ultrabithorax in Drosophila: novel mechanisms for target selection. Sci Rep 1, 205 (2011) (link).

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