The basal midbrain as a region modulating the level of alerting in the toad, Bufo paracnemis.

@article{Hoffmann1994TheBM,
  title={The basal midbrain as a region modulating the level of alerting in the toad, Bufo paracnemis.},
  author={Anette Hoffmann and Sonia Maria Brazil Romero and Leda Menescal-de-Oliveira},
  journal={Physiology & behavior},
  year={1994},
  volume={55 2},
  pages={301-6}
}
Reversible thiopental blockade of sites located in the basal midbrain of conscious toads bearing chronically implanted cannulae induced a response in which the animal withdrew to the bottom of the experimental box with flexed head and forelegs. Partial or total eyelid closure, myosis, and reduced ventilatory movements also occurred. No significant changes… CONTINUE READING