The Interaction of Callosal Potentials and Potentials Evoked by Thalamic Stimulation

  • Zhang Gin-ru


In the cat, previous workers have reported that there is a mutually inhibitory effect between cortical potentials evoked by stimulation of the thalamic somatosensory nucleus, and callosal potentials [1], Subsequently, it was seen that the latter, in addition, has a facilitatory relationship to the former [2,3]. In the present work, the author has observed, in rabbits, that the former also has a facilitatory effect on the latter, and the mutually facilitatory effect of both was investigated. This paper reports these results.


Conditioning Stimulus Test Stimulus Facilitatory Effect Slow Component Test Response 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Zhang Gin-ru
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PhysiologyFirst Medical College of ShanghaiShanghaiChina

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