Central Pattern Generators

Known as: central generators pattern, Pattern Generator, Central, Generator, Central Pattern 
Networks of nerve cells that control the firing patterns of MOTOR NEURONS to produce rhythmic movements such as MASTICATION; WALKING; SWIMMING… (More)
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Review
2011
Review
2011
Central Pattern Generator (CPG) networks, which organize rhythmic movements, have long served as models for neural network… (More)
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Review
2008
Review
2008
Central pattern generators (CPGs) located in the spinal cord produce the coordinated activation of flexor and extensor… (More)
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Review
2006
Review
2006
Central pattern generators are subject to extensive modulation that generates flexibility in the rhythmic outputs of these neural… (More)
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Review
2005
Review
2005
Vertebrate spinal cord and brainstem central pattern generator (CPG) circuits share profound similarities with neocortical… (More)
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Review
2001
Review
2001
Central pattern generators are neuronal circuits that when activated can produce rhythmic motor patterns such as walking… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Animal locomotion is controlled, in part, by a central pattern generator (CPG), which is an intraspinal network of neurons… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Non-patterned electrical stimulation of the posterior structures of the lumbar spinal cord in subjects with complete, long… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
An in vitro preparation of newborn rat isolated brainstem/spinal cord was used in order to locate the spinal network responsible… (More)
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
Most rhythmic behaviors such as respiration, locomotion, and feeding are under the control of networks of neurons in the central… (More)
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Review
1985