Spinal motor patterns in the turtle.

  title={Spinal motor patterns in the turtle.},
  author={Paul S G Stein and Marjorie L McCullough and Scott N. Currie},
  journal={Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences},
Rhythmic alternation between ipsilateral hip flexors and extensors occurs during the normal pattern of fictive rostral scratching in response to unilateral midbody stimulation in D3-end turtles (complete spinal transection posterior to the forelimb enlargement). Unilateral midbody stimulation evokes rhythmic bursts of ipsilateral hip flexor activity with no hip extensor activity in D3-end turtles with D6-D7 contralateral hemisection (transverse hemisection anterior to the hindlimb enlargement… CONTINUE READING

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