Intrinsic function of a neuronal network — a vertebrate central pattern generator 1 Published on the World Wide Web on 8 April 1998. 1

@article{Grillner1998IntrinsicFO,
  title={Intrinsic function of a neuronal network — a vertebrate central pattern generator
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 Published on the World Wide Web on 8 April 1998.
 
 
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},
  author={S. Grillner and {\"O}. Ekeberg and A. Manira and A. Lansner and D. Parker and J. Tegn{\'e}r and P. Wall{\'e}n},
  journal={Brain Research Reviews},
  year={1998},
  volume={26},
  pages={184-197}
}
The cellular bases of vertebrate locomotor behaviour is reviewed using the lamprey as a model system. Forebrain and brainstem cell populations initiate locomotor activity via reticulospinal fibers activating a spinal network comprised of glutamatergic and glycinergic interneurons. The role of different subtypes of Ca2+ channels, Ca2+ dependent K+ channels and voltage dependent NMDA channels at the neuronal and network level is in focus as well as the effects of different metabotropic, aminergic… Expand
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