Regulation of low-threshold afferent activity may contribute to short-term habituation in Aplysia californica

@article{Fischer2011RegulationOL,
  title={Regulation of low-threshold afferent activity may contribute to short-term habituation in Aplysia californica
},
  author={T. M. Fischer and Daniel A. Jacobson and Ashley N. Counsell and Michael A. Pelot and Kristin Demorest},
  journal={Neurobiology of Learning and Memory},
  year={2011},
  volume={95},
  pages={248-259}
}
The goal of this study was to characterize the contribution of a population of low-threshold mechanoreceptors to short-term habituation of siphon-elicited reflex responses in Aplysia californica. Since the location of their somata is unknown, we refer to them as the Unidentified Low-Threshold mechanoreceptors (ULTs). The ULTs operate in parallel to the higher-threshold and well-characterized LE sensory neurons, yet little is known regarding their contribution to behavioral plasticity. Using… Expand
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