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CELL TYPE LINEAGE LOCATION NEUROTRANSMITTER ASSOCIATED GLIA

AIZL
AIZR

Interneuron AB plapaaapav
AB prapaaapav
Lateral ganglia of head Not known None
DESCRIPTION

Ring Interneurons.

Functions: Involved in thermosensation. Laser ablation of the AIZ pair makes the animals thermophilic. See model below. (Mori I. and Ohshima Y. 1995).

Receptor expression: Express a splice variant of the tyramine receptor SER-2 (Tsalik E. L. et al, 2003).