Habituation in Stentor: a response-dependent process

@inproceedings{Wood1988HabituationIS,
  title={Habituation in Stentor: a response-dependent process},
  author={DC Wood},
  booktitle={The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience},
  year={1988}
}
  • DC Wood
  • Published in
    The Journal of neuroscience…
    1 July 1988
  • Biology, Medicine
The contractile protozoan Stentor coeruleus habituates during repetition of the mechanical stimulus used to elicit the initial contractions. This decrement in response probability was found to be highly correlated with a reduction in receptor potential amplitude, while the amplitude of the action potentials that triggered the contractions did not change. When mechanical stimulation elicited receptor potentials and not action potentials, the receptor potential did not habituate significantly… Expand

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