Neuropeptides in flatworms.

  title={Neuropeptides in flatworms.},
  author={Margaretha K. S. Gustafsson and David W. Halton and Natalia D. Kreshchenko and Sergei O. Movsessian and Olga I. Raikova and Maria Reuter and Nadezhda B. Terenina},
  volume={23 11},
The use of well-characterized antibodies raised to neuronal signal substances and their application through immunocytochemistry and confocal scanning laser microscopy has revolutionized studies of the flatworm nervous system (NS). Data about flatworm neuropeptides and the spatial relationship between neuropeptides and other neuronal signal substances and muscle fibers are presented. Neuropeptides form a large part of the flatworm NS. Neuropeptides are especially important as myoexcitatory… CONTINUE READING

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