Term: posterior lateral line nerve voltage-gated sodium channel complex
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Name: posterior lateral line nerve
Synonyms: caudal lateral line nerve
Definition: Cranial nerve which enters the brain between cranial nerves VIII and IX; contains afferents and sensory efferents to the posterior lateral line ganglion and middle ganglion. Fibers from the posterior lateral line ganglion innervate the occipital dorsal lateral line and trunk lateral lines.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0000175]
Name: voltage-gated sodium channel complex
Synonyms: voltage gated sodium channel complex, voltage-dependent sodium channel complex, voltage-sensitive sodium channel complex
Definition: A sodium channel in a cell membrane whose opening is governed by the membrane potential.
Ontology: GO: Cellular Component [GO:0001518]   QuickGO   AmiGO