amphid


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amphid

[′am·fəd]
(invertebrate zoology)
Either of a pair of sensory receptors in nematodes, believed to be chemoreceptors and situated laterally on the anterior end of the body.
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Second stage larvae (11 to 17 dpi) possessed a smooth circular oral opening, with presumptive lateral amphids (Fig.
Since diacetyl is detected primarily by the AWA amphid neurons and benzaldehyde by the AWC neurons (7), use of these two volatile attractants allowed for the separation of these two chemosensory pathways and the assessment of their interactions with the thermosensory circuits.
Cephalic end rounded, bearing four distinct circumoral papillae and a pair of lateral amphids present.
nigrescens female, one of the dendrites in each amphidial nerve bundle forms a multilamellar structure within the pigmented cup, beginning about 100 [micro]m posterior to the amphid (Figs.
2004) described in China by the absence of 3 small caudal processes on the mail tail tip, the highest measurements of body length in both sexes, the greater number of ridges and anal papillae pairs, the size ratio of spicules and by the absence of amphids and deirids as well.
The head was bluntly rounded and contained 4 externolabial papillae, 4 cephalic papillae, 2 amphids, and a buccal cavity (length 5 [micro]m, width 4.
Gene Human ortholog Neuronal expression rpy-1 Isoform 1 of 43 kDa DA, VD, AS, VB, DB receptor-associated protein of the synapse glr-7 Glutamate receptor, ionotropic, l3, l2, l6, Ml, NSM, l1 kainate 3, isoform CRA_a try-10 Chymotrypsin-like elastase Amphids and phasmids family member 1 nhr-178 Isoform 2 of Nuclear receptor Amphids and phasmids subfamily 2 group C member 1 acs-2 Long-chain fatty acid acyl-CoA Several neurons ligase uvt-6 Somatostatin receptor type 4 Head and tail neurons T04C9.
Two cephalic papillae are at each side, and amphids large with Deirids absent.
Two pair of amphids were located at the terminal end of the tail, one pair positioned slightly ventral and the other slightly dorsal.