Gene Symbol: gcy-18
Description: Receptor-type guanylate cyclase gcy-18
Alias: Receptor-type guanylate cyclase gcy-18
Species: Caenorhabditis elegans

Top Publications

  1. Inada H, Ito H, Satterlee J, Sengupta P, Matsumoto K, Mori I. Identification of guanylyl cyclases that function in thermosensory neurons of Caenorhabditis elegans. Genetics. 2006;172:2239-52 pubmed
    ..These results suggest that three guanylyl cyclases function redundantly in the AFD neurons to mediate thermosensation by C. elegans. ..
  2. Wasserman S, Beverly M, Bell H, Sengupta P. Regulation of response properties and operating range of the AFD thermosensory neurons by cGMP signaling. Curr Biol. 2011;21:353-62 pubmed publisher
    ..Our observations provide insights into the mechanisms by which a single sensory neuron type encodes features of a given stimulus to generate different behaviors in defined zones. ..
  3. Nguyen P, Liou W, Hall D, Leroux M. Ciliopathy proteins establish a bipartite signaling compartment in a C. elegans thermosensory neuron. J Cell Sci. 2014;127:5317-30 pubmed publisher
    ..We propose that differential compartmentalization of signal transduction components by ciliary proteins is important for the functions of ciliated sensory neurons. ..