Bulletin of Experimental Biology and Medicine

, Volume 58, Issue 2, pp 928–931 | Cite as

Reflex responses of motor nuclei of the lumbo-sacral segments of the spinal cord in cats with local tetanus

  • G. V. Burlakov
Pathological Physiology and General Pathology


An electrophysiological method of examination demonstrated that manifestations of the flexor and extensor reflexes occur in cats with local tetanus of the posterior extremity. These reflexes were not seen in control limbs. The manifestations are much stronger following injection of the toxin into the gastrocnemius than into the semitendinosus muscle.


Public Health Spinal Cord Tetanus Reflex Response Motor Nucleus 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. V. Burlakov
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  1. 1.Department of Pathological PhysiologyN. I. Pirogov Second Moscow Medical InstituteMoscowUSSR

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