Humoral transmission of sleep

  title={Humoral transmission of sleep},
  author={Maryline Monnier and Alexandra M. Hatt},
  journal={Pfl{\"u}gers Archiv},
SummaryThe previous method developed for dialyzing a hypnogenic humor from the cerebral blood of rabbit donors (kept asleep by electric stimulation of the thalamic sleep area) was improved in order to reduce waking and stress mechanisms counteracting the sleep mechanism during extracorporal dialysis. Concurrently, the conditions under which optimal delta sleep is produced were quantitatively defined in donors and recipients. The use of an intraventricular screening technique in restrained… CONTINUE READING

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