Movie 1

Heartbeat of a dissected semi-intact 3rd-instar larva. The recording shows a single heartbeat. The movement of the intracardiac valve cells and their dynamic shape change is seen. This recording was used to prepare Fig. 1. Recording speed: 200 fps. Playback speed: 10 fps.

Formation and function of intracardiac valve cells in the Drosophila heart

Kay Lammers, Bettina Abeln, Mirko Hüsken, Christine Lehmacher, Olympia Ekaterini Psathaki, Esther Alcorta, Heiko Meyer, and Achim Paululat

Journal of Experimental Biology 2017. 220:1852-1863; doi: 10.1242/jeb.156265