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Are Skeletal Motoneurons in Arthropods Peptidergic?

  • Michael O’Shea

Abstract

There is growing evidence for widespread involvement of peptides in the control of muscle performance in the invertebrates (O’Shea and Schaffer, 1984). In this chapter, I will consider the role of neuropeptides as possible muscle effectors in arthropods.

Keywords

Extensor Muscle Neuromuscular Transmission Inhibitory Motoneuron Excitatory Motoneuron SETi Stimulation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael O’Shea
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  1. 1.Laboratory of NeurobiologyUniversity of GenevaGeneva 4Switzerland

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