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The action of central depressant drugs (CDD) was investigated on the electrical activity of the cerebellum (CB) and/or red nucleus (RN). They can be divided into different groups according to their effect on the cerebello-rubral system: 1. Classical hypnotics (barbiturates, paraldehyde, chloral hydrate, piperidinedione derivatives, methaqualone, ethinamate,(More)
The action of three typical anesthetic agents, pentobarbital, halothane and trichlorethylene on the activity of single neurons of the pars magnocellularis of the red nucleus was investigated in the rabbit and compared with the electrical activity of the cerebellum induced by these drugs: 1. Pentobarbital induces a regular slow wave activity with a frequency(More)