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Intrinsic Properties of Neck Motoneurons

P. Kenneth Rose

in The Head-Neck Sensory Motor System

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195068207
eISBN:
9780199847198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195068207.003.0035
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

Neck motoneurons, like their counterparts at other levels of the spinal cord, are the final destination of tens of thousands of axon terminals. Identification of the sources of these axon terminals ... More


Motoneurons from Human Embryonic Stem Cells: Present Status and Future Strategies for their Use in Regenerative Medicine

K. S Sidhu

in Neurovascular Medicine: Pursuing Cellular Longevity for Healthy Aging

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195326697
eISBN:
9780199864874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326697.003.0009
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems

Human embryonic stem cells are pluripotent and can produce the entire range of major somatic cell lineage of the central nervous system and thus form an important source for cell-based therapy of ... More


More Triumphs with Microelectrodes

Alan J. McComas

in Galvani’s Spark: The Story of the Nerve Impulse

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199751754
eISBN:
9780199897094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751754.003.0018
Subject:
Neuroscience, History of Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

Eccles leaves New Zealand to take up a position at the new Australian national university in Canberra. He had already successfully applied Hodgkin’s new microelectrode recording technique to ... More


Heterogeneous Structure and Function among Intervertebral Muscles

Frances J. R. Richmond, David C. Gordon, and Gerald E. Loeb

in The Head-Neck Sensory Motor System

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195068207
eISBN:
9780199847198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195068207.003.0019
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

Historically, the research on head movement has emphasized the central mechanisms ruling the neck motoneurons activity. In the last decade, however, new knowledge about neck muscles has led to an ... More


Excitatory and Inhibitory Mechanisms Involved in the Dynamic Control of Posture during the Cervicospinal Reflexes

Ottavio Pompeiano

in The Head-Neck Sensory Motor System

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195068207
eISBN:
9780199847198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195068207.003.0026
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

The main structure that regulates posture in decerebrate animals is the lateral vestibular nucleus (LVN), whose descending verstibulospinal (VS) pathway excites mono- and polysynaptically ipsilateral ... More


Clinical and Experimental Investigations of Visually Guided Eye and Head Movement: Role of Neck Afferents

Minoru Maeda

in The Head-Neck Sensory Motor System

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195068207
eISBN:
9780199847198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195068207.003.0108
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

This study focuses on the abnormalities of gaze control in posttraumatic cervical syndrome, and the eye-head coordination test for patients with such a syndrome. The intracellular recording from ... More


The Head-Neck System of the Blowfly Calliphora: 2. Functional Organization and Comparisons with the Sphinx Moth Manduca sexta

Jürgen J. Milde, Wulfila Gronenberg, and Nicholas J. Strausfeld

in The Head-Neck Sensory Motor System

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195068207
eISBN:
9780199847198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195068207.003.0007
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

In this chapter, the motion-sensitive responses of particular neck muscles motoneurons in the fly Calliphora erythrocephala are characterized and compared to those in an analogous system in the ... More


Scorpiones

Harald Wolf

in Structure and Evolution of Invertebrate Nervous Systems

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199682201
eISBN:
9780191813436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199682201.003.0037
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

Scorpions are the oldest known terrestrial metazoans and thus an ancient and lastingly successful arthropod group. Some 1600 extant species inhabit a broad range of habitats, despite highly conserved ... More


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