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Experientia

, Volume 32, Issue 5, pp 611–612 | Cite as

Frescon: Neurophysiological action of a molluscicide

  • R. B. Moreton
  • D. R. Gardner
Article

Summary

The molluscicide N-trityl morpholine (‘Frescon’) has an unusual effect on the central nervous system of a freshwater snail. Nerve impulses become grouped into spontaneous ‘bursts’, with many cells firing synchronously. This may result from interference with inhibitory processes.

Keywords

Nervous System Central Nervous System Morpholine Inhibitory Process Nerve Impulse 
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Copyright information

© Birkhäuser Verlag 1976

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. B. Moreton
    • 1
    • 2
  • D. R. Gardner
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.A.R.C. Unit of Invertebrate Chemistry and Physiology, Department of ZoologyUniversity of CambridgeCambridgeEngland
  2. 2.Biology DepartmentCarleton UniversityOttawaCanada

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