Über die Wirkung von Strychnin auf den Streckreflex

Summary

The well-known effect of strychnine on the stretch reflex is found to involve a strong component of recruitment of fresh motoneurones.

The effect of strychnine on discharge rate distinguishes two types of cells: 1. those which are but little influenced in firing frequency by the drug and 2. those which undergo a considerable increase of firing rate.

Suggestions are made as to the underlying cause of this differentiation.

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Granit, R., Jurna, I. Über die Wirkung von Strychnin auf den Streckreflex. Naunyn-Schmiedebergs Arch 240, 422–430 (1961). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00244935

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