S R Freitas-Silva

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We compared the maturation of the monosynaptic stretch reflex in control rats and in rats submitted to neonatal malnutrition. Electrical stimulations of the sciatic nerve were applied in wakeful rats of different ages (21-90 days) to record, by surface electrodes, the maximal direct motor response (M(max)) or the maximal Hoffmann reflex (H(max)). Percussion(More)
We investigated the somatic maturation of neonate rats treated during the suckling period with citalopram, a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor. Groups with 6 male neonates were randomly assigned to different treatments 24 h after birth. Each litter was suckled by one of the dams until the 21st postnatal day. Body weight, head axis and tail length were(More)
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