Spinal Motoneurons: Synaptic Inputs and Receptor Organization
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This chapter is from the book Motor Neurobiology of the Spinal Cord, which provides a description of the recent conceptual and technical advances in the field. It provides a description of the new experimental tools available for investigating the neuronal properties that allow populations of spinal cord neurons to control muscles responsible for limb movements and posture. It covers topics ranging from genetics to kinematics and examines cells, tissues, or whole animals in species ranging from fish to humans that are normal, injured, or diseased.
By integrating data derived from many new approaches, you'll learn about how spinal cord circuits operate under a variety conditions and about new and exciting inroads being made in motor neurobiology of the spinal cord. Motor Neurobiology of the Spinal Cord elucidates concepts and principles relevant to function and structure throughout the nervous system and presents information about changes induced by injury and disease.
Fyffe, R. E.
(2001). Spinal Motoneurons: Synaptic Inputs and Receptor Organization. Motor Neurobiology of the Spinal Cord, 21-46.