PVU (called PVPL in hermaphrodite)

Type: Interneuron
Male Wiring Project: PVU
In Wormbase: PVU
Lineage: AB plppppaaa
Location: Pre-anal ganglion
Description: Interneuron. Differences in connectivity observed between hermaphrodites (PVPL) and males (PVU).
Neurotransmitter/ Neuropeptide:
- PDF-1; pigment dispensing factor homolog
(Barrios et al, 2012)
Innexin expression:
Receptor expression:

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PVU (aka PVPL) (AB plppppaaa) development in the embryo.
Dorsal view. Bottom is left side of the embryo. Spheres indicate individual nuclei. Black sphere: ancestors of PVU; dark grey spheres: apoptotic cells; other cells follow the WA color code (after they acquire specific cell or tissue identities). 0 min is fertilization. Click on the movie for higher resolution rendition (by A. Santella & Z. Bao).

Last revision: June 24, 2014