Concluding Remarks

  • Peter A. V. Anderson
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSA, volume 188)


A major aim of this workshop was to try to arrive at a consensus about how the first nervous systems might have evolved. To this end, we examined data about many of the cell biological functions that underlie nervous function, in an array of animals ranging from protists through lower invertebrates.


Nervous System Evolution Electrical Synapse Evolutionary Intermediate Putative Transmitter Fast Synaptic Transmission 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter A. V. Anderson
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  1. 1.Whitney Laboratory and Departments of Physiology and NeuroscienceUniversity of FloridaSt. AugustineUSA

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