Peptidergic modulation of neuronal circuitry controlling feeding in Aplysia.

@article{Sossin1987PeptidergicMO,
  title={Peptidergic modulation of neuronal circuitry controlling feeding in Aplysia.},
  author={Wayne S. Sossin and Mark D. Kirk and Richard H. Scheller},
  journal={The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience},
  year={1987},
  volume={7 3},
  pages={671-81}
}
We examined the effects of 3 neuropeptides and the bioactive amine 5-HT on identified motoneurons (B15 and B16) and interneurons (B4, B5) involved in the control of feeding behavior in Aplysia californica. The application of egg-laying hormone (ELH), small cardioactive peptide b (SCPb), and 5-HT elicits distinct patterns of synaptically induced bursting in the neurons, while PheMetArgPheamide (FMRFamide) inhibits firing due to synaptic activity. Repetitive IPSPs recorded in B15 and B16 are… CONTINUE READING
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