Peripheral GABAergic inhibition of spider mechanosensory afferents

@article{Panek2002PeripheralGI,
  title={Peripheral GABAergic inhibition of spider mechanosensory afferents},
  author={Izabela Panek and Andrew S. French and Ernst -August Seyfarth and Shin-ichi Sekizawa and P{\"a}ivi H. Torkkeli},
  journal={European Journal of Neuroscience},
  year={2002},
  volume={16}
}
Spider mechanosensory neurons receive an extensive network of efferent synapses onto their sensory dendrites, somata and distal axonal regions. The function of these synapses is unknown. Peripheral synapses are also found on crustacean stretch‐receptor neurons but not on mechanosensory afferents of other species, although inhibitory GABAergic synapses are a common feature of centrally located axon terminals. Here we investigated the effects of GABA receptor agonists and antagonists on one group… Expand
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