TABLE 1

Signaling molecules involved in odorant detection by AWA and AWC

CellsGα-subunits and signaling pathway
AWAODR-3, GPA-3, GPA-5, GPA-6 (Gα-subunits)
OSM-9, OCR-1, OCR-2 (TRPV channel subunits)
AWCODR-3, GPA-2, GPA-3, GPA-13 (Gα-subunits)
ODR-1, DAF-11 (guanylyl cyclases)
TAX-2, TAX-4 (cGMP gated channel subunits)
  • Gα-subunits expressed in AWA and AWC with their downstream signaling targets. See text for references.