Gene Symbol: acr-12
Description: AcetylCholine Receptor
Alias: AcetylCholine Receptor
Species: Caenorhabditis elegans

Top Publications

  1. Jospin M, Qi Y, Stawicki T, Boulin T, Schuske K, Horvitz H, et al. A neuronal acetylcholine receptor regulates the balance of muscle excitation and inhibition in Caenorhabditis elegans. PLoS Biol. 2009;7:e1000265 pubmed publisher
    ..Here, we describe the composition of an ionotropic acetylcholine receptor that is required to maintain excitation of the cholinergic motor neurons...
  2. Petrash H, Philbrook A, Haburcak M, Barbagallo B, Francis M. ACR-12 ionotropic acetylcholine receptor complexes regulate inhibitory motor neuron activity in Caenorhabditis elegans. J Neurosci. 2013;33:5524-32 pubmed publisher
  3. Howell K, White J, Hobert O. Spatiotemporal control of a novel synaptic organizer molecule. Nature. 2015;523:83-7 pubmed publisher
    ..OIG-1 is perisynaptically localized along the synaptic outputs of the D-type motor neurons in a temporally controlled manner and is required for appropriate selection of both pre- and post-synaptic partners. ..