The Caenorhabditis elegans interneuron ALA is (also) a high-threshold mechanosensor

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Sanders, Jarred; Nagy, Stanislav; Fetterman, Graham; Wright, Charles; Treinin, Millet; Biron, David;
(2013)
  • Publisher: Springer Nature
  • Journal: BMC Neuroscience,volume 14,pages156-156 (issn: 1471-2202, eissn: 1471-2202)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3878553, doi: 10.1186/1471-2202-14-156
  • Subject: Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience | Research Article | Physiology | Mechanosensation | Neuroethology
    mesheuropmc: nervous system

Background To survive dynamic environments, it is essential for all animals to appropriately modulate their behavior in response to various stimulus intensities. For instance, the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans suppresses the rate of egg-laying in response to intense m... View more
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