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Title Motor neurobiology of the spinal cord / edited by Timothy C. Cope
Published Boca Raton : CRC Press, ©2001


Description 1 online resource (337 pages) : illustrations
Series Methods & new frontiers in neuroscience
Methods & new frontiers in neuroscience series.
Contents Optical and genetic approaches toward understanding spinal circuits / Joseph R. Fetcho -- Spinal motoneurons : synaptic inputs and receptor organization / Robert E.W. Fyffe
5-HT receptors and the neuromodulatory control of spinal cord function / Shawn Hochman [and others] -- Advances in measuring active dendritic currents in spinal motoneurons in vivo / C.J. Heckman and Robert H. Lee -- Investigating the synaptic control of human motoneurons : new techniques, analyses, and insights from animal models / Randall K. Powers and Kemal S. Türker -- Use of correlational methods to investigate the organization of spinal networks for pattern generation / Thomas M. Hamm [and others] -- Sensory-motor experience during the development of motility in chick embryos / Andrew A. Sharp and Anne Bekoff -- Transformation of descending commands into muscle activity by spinal interneurons in behaving primates / Steve I. Perlmutter and Yifat Prut -- Muscle afferent feedback during human walking / Thomas Sinkjaer [and others] -- Canine motor neuron disease : a view from the motor unit / Martin J. Pinter [and others] -- Structural plasticity of motoneuron dendrites caused by axotomy / P. Kenneth Rose, Victoria MacDermid, and Monica Neuber-Hess -- How does nerve injury strengthen Ia-motoneuron synapses? / Timothy C. Cope, Kevin Seburn, and Charles R. Buck -- Organization of distributed proprioceptive feedback in the chronic spinal cat / T. Richard Nichols and Timothy C. Cope
Summary This text discusses how the spinal cord circuits operate under a variety of conditions, and demonstrates the new strides that are being made in motor neurobiology of the spinal cord. Methods to study the CNS and neuronal activity are also discussed
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Spinal cord -- Research -- Methodology
Motor neurons -- Research -- Methodology
Motor Neurons -- physiology
Spinal Cord -- physiology
Research Design
MEDICAL -- Neuroscience.
PSYCHOLOGY -- Neuropsychology.
Genre/Form Electronic book
Form Electronic book
Author Cope, Timothy C., 1953-
ISBN 1420042645