Contraction rates of muscles and measurements of the input and output parameters of the vestibulo-ocular reflex action in the Antarctic fish Pagothenia borchgrevinki
Entry ID: K012_1984_1985_NZ_2

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Summary
Abstract: In order to fully describe the input and output parameters of the vestibulo-ocular reflex, simultaneous recordings are required of head movement, sensory input from the semicircular canals, motor neuron dischange and eye movement relative to the head. Contraction rates (time) in blocks of muscle cut from freshly killed Pagothenia borchgrevinki were measured after the application of an electrical ... View entire text
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -77.85   S: -77.85   E: 166.75   W: 166.75

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1984-11-05
Stop Date: 1984-12-28
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Publications/References
Montgomery, J.C. McVean, A.R. Brain function in Antarctic fish: activity of central vestibular neurons in relation to head rotation and eye movement. Journal of comparative physiology 160(2): 289-293, 1987.
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DIF Creation Date: 2009-01-08
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-01-09
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