The Lymnaea Respiratory System
Lymnaea has proven to be a fantastic model system in which to elucidate the neuronal mechanisms that underlie the control of respiratory behaviour1. In this paper I will attempt to convince you that it is also a fantastic model in which to study the neuronal mechanisms that constitute learning and memory.
KeywordsOperant Conditioning Central Pattern Generator Primary Neurite Molluscan Neuron Aerial Respiration
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