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CELL TYPE LINEAGE LOCATION NEUROTRANSMITTER ASSOCIATED GLIA

I3

Pharyngeal Interneuron

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Pharynx anterior bulb

Express neuropeptide-like protein NLP-3 (Nathoo A. et al 2001).

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DESCRIPTION

Pharyngeal interneuron. Anteriorly, I3 is inserted onto muscles pm1 and pm2 and terminates anterior to the dorsal gland cell duct with a proprioceptive-like ending. Posterior process terminates on the dorsal side of the nerve ring (Albertson D. J. and Thomson J. N., 1976).

Functions: Unknown or redundant (Avery L, and Thomas J. H., 1997).

Receptor expression: Express glutamate receptor subunits, GLR-7 , GLR-8 (Brockie P.J. et al 2001).