Motor Responses to GABA-ergic Interference in the Rat Entopeduncular Nucleus in Relation to Rotation Mechanisms

  • J. S. McKenzie
  • A. D. Shafton
  • C. A. Stewart
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Behavioral Biology book series (ABBI, volume 32)


Damage or disease in the basal ganglia often produce asymmetries of tonic and phasic muscle activity, as in hemiparkinsonism (Duvoisin 1976) or the frequent trunk dystonia in hemiballismus (Cooper, 1969; Whittier, 1947).


Basal Ganglion Dorsal Striatum Rotation Response Injection Centre Entopeduncular Nucleus 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. S. McKenzie
    • 1
  • A. D. Shafton
    • 1
  • C. A. Stewart
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PhysiologyUniversity of MelbourneParkvilleAustralia

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