Gene Symbol: acr-3
Description: Acetylcholine receptor subunit beta-type acr-3
Alias: Acetylcholine receptor subunit beta-type acr-3
Species: Caenorhabditis elegans

Top Publications

  1. Baylis H, Matsuda K, Squire M, Fleming J, Harvey R, Darlison M, et al. ACR-3, a Caenorhabditis elegans nicotinic acetylcholine receptor subunit. Molecular cloning and functional expression. Receptors Channels. 1997;5:149-58 pubmed
    ..The response of this hetero-oligomer to levamisole (100 microM) was reduced by the nAChR antagonists mecamylamine (1 microM) and d-tubocurarine (10 microM). ..
  2. 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
    ..These data indicate that the ACR-2 receptor is important for the coordinated excitation and inhibition of body muscles underlying sinusoidal movement. ..