Gait Modulation in C. elegans: An Integrated Neuromechanical Model

@article{Boyle2012GaitMI,
  title={Gait Modulation in C. elegans: An Integrated Neuromechanical Model},
  author={Jordan H. Boyle and Stefano Berri and Netta Cohen},
  journal={Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience},
  year={2012},
  volume={6}
}
  • J. Boyle, S. Berri, N. Cohen
  • Published 7 March 2012
  • Biology, Computer Science, Medicine
  • Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience
Equipped with its 302-cell nervous system, the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans adapts its locomotion in different environments, exhibiting so-called swimming in liquids and crawling on dense gels. Recent experiments have demonstrated that the worm displays the full range of intermediate behaviors when placed in intermediate environments. The continuous nature of this transition strongly suggests that these behaviors all stem from modulation of a single underlying mechanism. We present a model… 
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