TABLE 3

Cellular specificity of odorant detection

OdorantWild typeodr-7: AWAodr-1: AWC
Pyrazine 10 mg/ml0.78 ± 0.030.21 ± 0.160.80 ± 0.05
Diacetyl 1:10000.65 ± 0.040.20 ± 0.180.76 ± 0.06
Trimethylthiazole 1:10000.66 ± 0.050.54 ± 0.170.75 ± 0.07
Pentanedione 1:10000.80 ± 0.040.83 ± 0.070.56 ± 0.08
Benzaldehyde 1:1000.83 ± 0.060.71 ± 0.120.29 ± 0.09
Isoamyl alcohol 1:1000.77 ± 0.060.85 ± 0.060.06 ± 0.06
Butanone 1:1000.61 ± 0.050.94 ± 0.020.24 ± 0.08
  • Shown are the mean chemotaxis indexes (±SEM) of wild-type, odr-7, and odr-1 animals. odr-7 and odr-1 animals lack functional AWA and AWC, respectively. AWA or AWC specific responses are indicated in italics.