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Phase Resetting of Respiratory Rhythm — Experiments in Animals and. Models

  • F. L. Eldrige
Part of the Springer Series in Synergetics book series (SSSYN, volume 55)

Abstract

Resetting of respiratory rhythm was studied in cats and in two models (Van der Pol and Fitzhugh-Bonhoeffer) of a limit cycle oscillator. All three behave similarly when perturbed by brief stimuli, when respiratory drive is changed or when stochastic processes are added. The findings support the idea that a limit cycle oscillator underlies mammalian respiration and show that a number of features of in vivo respiration can be mimicked by limit cycle models.

Keywords

Respiratory Drive Respiratory Rhythm Limit Cycle Oscillator Superior Laryngeal Nerve Phase Reset 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • F. L. Eldrige
    • 1
  1. 1.Departments of Medicine and PhysiologyUniversity of North Carolina at Chapel HillChapel HillUSA

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