Properties of Cross and Self Reinnervating Motor Axons in the Cat

  • R. A. Westerman
  • D. I. Finkelstein
  • D. Sriratana
Part of the Experimental and Clinical Neuroscience book series (ECN)


Impulse conduction in normal and pathologically altered myelinated nerves has been extensively reviewed by many workers (Paintal, 1978; Sunderland, 1978; Waxman, 1978; 1980). Conduction velocity of nerve impulses is of particular clinical importance in demyelinating disorders (Rogart & Ritchie, 1977; Rasminsky & Sears, 1973). Notwithstanding these data, many aspects of nerve conduction velocity, particularly the underlying mechanisms that determine it, are incompletely understood (Paintal, 1978; Waxman, 1980).


Conduction Velocity Motor Axon Axon Diameter Flexor Hallucis Longus Neuroscience Letter 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. A. Westerman
    • 1
  • D. I. Finkelstein
    • 1
  • D. Sriratana
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PhysiologyMonash UniversityClaytonAustralia

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