Local-distributed integration by a novel neuron ensures rapid initiation of animal locomotion.
- BiologyJournal of neurophysiology
It is proposed that a novel individual neuron, cell E21, appears to be one mediator of this short-latency action in the leech and functions to rapidly initiate or modulate locomotion through its distributed synaptic connections.
Ear manipulations reveal a critical period for survival and dendritic development at the single‐cell level in Mauthner neurons
- BiologyDevelopmental neurobiology
It is suggested that the duration of innervation and the number of inner ear afferents play a quantitative role in Mauthner cell survival/differentiation, including dendritic development.
The Mauthner cell in a fish with top-performance and yet flexibly tuned C-starts. II. Physiology
- BiologyJournal of Experimental Biology
The archerfish Mauthner neuron does not differ from that of goldfish in any hallmark physiological properties, a finding that questions current views on the role of these giant reticulospinal cells.
The Mauthner cell in a fish with top-performance and yet flexibly tuned C-starts. I. Identification and comparative morphology
- BiologyJournal of Experimental Biology
A pair of large Mauthner cells with striking morphological similarity to those of goldfish is present in the fast-start system of archerfish, a fish capable of precisely tuned high-performance C-starts.
N-Cadherin is Involved in Neuronal Activity-Dependent Regulation of Myelinating Capacity of Zebrafish Individual Oligodendrocytes In Vivo
- BiologyMolecular Neurobiology
Pentylenetetrazol (PTZ) significantly enhanced the accumulation of N-cadherin in Mauthner axons, a response that was paralleled by enhanced sheath number per oligodendrocytes, and it was shown that PTZ regulates myelination in an N- cadher in-dependent manner.
Cephalopod Brains: An Overview of Current Knowledge to Facilitate Comparison With Vertebrates
- Biology, PsychologyFront. Physiol.
A critical analysis of cephalopod neural systems showing similarities to the cerebral cortex, thalamus, basal ganglia, midbrain, cerebellum, hypothalamus, brain stem, and spinal cord of vertebrates is described.
High-resolution mapping of injury-site dependent functional recovery in a single axon in zebrafish
- BiologyCommunications Biology
Two-photon microscopy is used in parallel with behavioral assays in zebrafish to show that the M-axon can regenerate very rapidly and that the recovery of functionality lags by just days, and to characterize the optimal injury site that enables rapid regeneration and functional recovery.
In vivo imaging of evoked calcium responses indicates the intrinsic axonal regenerative capacity of zebrafish
- BiologyFASEB journal : official publication of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology
In vivo imaging of evoked calcium responses indicates the intrinsic axonal regenerative capacity of zebrafish, and increased the understanding of the correlation between the neural activity and the vertebrate axonal regeneration.
Neurobeachin controls the asymmetric subcellular distribution of electrical synapse proteins
The relationship between the autism- and epilepsy-associated gene Neurobeachin, neuronal gap junction channelforming Connexins, and the scaffold ZO1 is investigated to reveal a mechanism for the asymmetric synaptic localization of electrical synapse components providing a basis for the subcellular specialization of neuronal gap junctions.
4-dimensional functional profiling in the convulsant-treated larval zebrafish brain
- BiologyScientific Reports
The quantification of network-wide chemoconvulsant drug activity in the whole zebrafish brain illustrates the power of this approach for neuropharmacological profiling in applications ranging from accelerating studies of drug safety and efficacy, to identifying pharmacologically-altered networks in zebra fish models of human neurological disorders.
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The Mauthner cell and other identified neurons of the brainstem escape network of fish
- BiologyProgress in Neurobiology
The Mauthner Cell Half a Century Later: A Neurobiological Model for Decision-Making?
Spinal network of the Mauthner cell.
- BiologyBrain, behavior and evolution
The spinal network responsible for the bend has several similarities with the spinal network for swimming in other anamniotic vertebrates, including lampreys and embryonic frogs, which reveal important, primitive features of axial motor networks among vertebrates.
Potentiation of Electrical and Chemical Synaptic Transmission Mediated by Endocannabinoids
- Biology, ChemistryNeuron
Laser Ablations Reveal Functional Relationships of Segmental Hindbrain Neurons in Zebrafish
- Biology, PsychologyNeuron
Neurobiology of the Mauthner Neuron