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Identification and characterization of cerebral-to-buccal interneurons implicated in the control of motor programs associated with feeding in Aplysia
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The distinctive features of the CBIs suggest that the consummatory phase of feeding may be controlled by a population of interneurons that subserve different roles. Expand
Feeding behavior in Aplysia: a simple system for the study of motivation.
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The present results suggest that Aplysia can be used to study more complex behaviors under extensive motivational control, and are likely to apply to other gastropod molluscs with nervous systems that are advantageous for neurophysiological analysis. Expand
Motor control of buccal muscles in Aplysia.
Different roles of neurons B63 and B34 that are active during the protraction phase of buccal motor programs in Aplysia californica.
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The buccal ganglion of Aplysia contains a central pattern generator that organizes sequences of radula protraction and retraction during food ingestion and egestion and, despite their similarities, B63 and B34 differ in a number of properties, which reflects their different functions. Expand
Neuronal Mechanisms of Habituation and Dishabituation of the Gill-Withdrawal Reflex in Aplysia
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Both habituation and dishabituation can be explained in part and perhaps entirely by changes in the efficacy of specific excitatory synapses. Expand
The command neuron concept
The notion of the command cell has been highly influential in invertebrate neurobiology, and related notions have been increasingly used in research on the vertebrate nervous system. The termExpand
Dopaminergic neuron B20 generates rhythmic neuronal activity in the feeding motor circuitry ofAplysia
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The data are consistent with the notion that dopaminergic neuron B20 is an element within the central pattern generator for motor programs associated with feeding, and suggest dopamine may be causally involved in the generation of the program. Expand
Identification and characterization of cerebral-to-buccal interneurons implicated in the control of motor programs associated with feeding in Aplysia.
We identified candidate neurons in the cerebral ganglion that regulate feeding responses mediated by the buccal ganglion. Backfilling the cerebral-buccal connectives revealed that each cerebralExpand
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