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CELL TYPE LINEAGE LOCATION NEUROTRANSMITTER ASSOCIATED GLIA

PDB

Motor neuron

P12.apa

Preanal ganglion

Unknown

None
DESCRIPTION

Motor neuron. Born postembryonically. Sends process towards tail which turns around and joins dorsal cord.

Functions: Innervates posterior dorsal body wall muscles.

Receptor expression: Expresses UNC-8, a DEG/ENaC family member homologous to subunits of a candidate mechanically gated ion channel (Tavernarakis N. et al, 1997).