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The nerves and muscles of medusae. IV. Inhibition in Aequorea forskalea

Horridge, George Adrian


Summary 1. The co-ordination of the swimming movement (beat) and feeding response in Aequorea forskalea has been studied with particular attention to the pathways taken by the excitation. 2. The rapid through-conducting system which co-ordinates the beat is sharply distinguished physiologically from the radial system which co-ordinates feeding. 3. The spontaneous origin of the beat and its rapid marginal conduction are both inhibited while the radial muscle is contracting. 4....[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 1955-12-01
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Experimental Biology
Access Rights: Open Access


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