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CELL TYPE LINEAGE LOCATION NEUROTRANSMITTER ASSOCIATED GLIA

HOB

Sensory neuron

P10.ppap

Pre-anal ganglion

Neuropeptide-related proteins: NLP-8 (M. Barr, pers. comm.; Nathoo et al., 2001);

FMRFamide-like neuropeptides: FLP-5 (M. Barr; K. Kim and C. Li, pers. comm.)

HOso and HOsh

DESCRIPTION

One of two male-specific sensory neurons (HOA, HOB) that form part of the hook sensillum of the male tail.

See Glial Table for view of hook organization.

Function: Innervates sensory hook. Required for sensing the vulva during male mating behavior (Liu and Sternberg, 1995; Barr and Sternberg, 1999).

Receptor expression: Unknown



 

 

 

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