Synergism of Cellular and Network Mechanisms in Respiratory Pattern Generation

  • Ilya A. Rybak
  • Julian F. R. Paton
  • James S. Schwaber


Our ultimate goal is to study the mechanisms of cross-level integration and synergy of network and intrinsic neuronal properties, and the role of this integration in the behavior of biological neural networks and systems. In the present work, we have selected a relatively simple mammalian system, which produces the respiratory rhythm and pattern, as an example for investigation of the above issues.


Firing Pattern Respiratory Rhythm Respiratory Neuron Network Mechanism Synaptic Excitation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ilya A. Rybak
    • 1
  • Julian F. R. Paton
    • 2
  • James S. Schwaber
    • 1
  1. 1.DuPont Central ResearchE. I. du Pont de Nemours & Co.WilmingtonUSA
  2. 2.Department of Physiology, School of Medical SciencesUniversity of BristolBristolUK

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