Mechanisms for the Production of Rhythmic Behavior in Crustaceans

  • Allen I. Selverston


It is from some of the original work of Wiersma that the concept of identified neurons emerged. The idea that a single unique neuron could be repeatedly studied in different preparations was a milestone in the development of invertebrate neurophysiology and has resulted in extensive usage of invertebrate systems as models for studying vertebrate integrative mechanisms.


Slow Wave Central Pattern Generator Lateral Tooth Gastric Mill Rhythmic Behavior 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1977

Authors and Affiliations

  • Allen I. Selverston
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  1. 1.Department of BiologyUniversity of CaliforniaSan Diego, La JollaUSA

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