The efferent regulation of the muscle spindle in the frog.

@article{Katz1949TheER,
  title={The efferent regulation of the muscle spindle in the frog.},
  author={Bernard Katz},
  journal={The Journal of experimental biology},
  year={1949},
  volume={26 2},
  pages={201-17}
}
  • Bernard Katz
  • Published 1949 in The Journal of experimental biology
(With Eleven Text-figures) Matthews's experiments (1931a, b) have established that the muscle spindle of the frog contains a sense organ which responds to stretch and ceases to respond when the surrounding muscle fibres shorten. In addition, the spindle is known to possess a motor supply of its own, a bundle of small striated 'intrafusal' muscle fibres. These fibres run through the spindle capsule (Barker, 1948; Katz, 1949, fig. 1) where they establish intimate contact with the sensory nerve… CONTINUE READING

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