Reversal of Reaction by Means of Strychnine in Planarians and Starfish

@article{Moore2003ReversalOR,
  title={Reversal of Reaction by Means of Strychnine in Planarians and Starfish},
  author={A. R. Moore},
  journal={The Journal of General Physiology},
  year={2003},
  volume={1},
  pages={97 - 100}
}
  • A. R. Moore
  • Published 2003 in The Journal of general physiology
Two cases have been described, that of the marine planarian Bdelloura and that of the starfish Asterias forbesii, in which strychnine reverses reciprocal inhibition. These facts indicate that the nervous systems of these invertebrates function in a manner similar to those of the earthworm and vertebrates. Moreover, it would seem that strychnine acts upon… CONTINUE READING