The intermediate stage of sleep in mice

  title={The intermediate stage of sleep in mice},
  author={L Glin and Christian Arnaud and Daniel Berracochea and Daniel Galey and Claude Gottesmann},
  journal={Physiology & Behavior},
Seven mice of Balb/C strain were implanted with electrodes to perform sleep-waking recordings. In 100% of the cases, the mice showed, prior to paradoxical sleep, the intermediate stage of sleep characterized by high-amplitude cortical spindles interspersed with slow waves and low-frequency theta rhythm in the dorsal hippocampus. Consequently, the intermediate stage which seems to correspond to a transient functional isolated forebrain does exist in the rat, cat and mouse. in the rat, cat and… CONTINUE READING

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