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Transmitters in Motor Systems

Handbook of Physiology, The Nervous System, Motor Control

  1. K. Krnjević

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp010204

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Krnjević, K. 2011. Transmitters in Motor Systems. Comprehensive Physiology. 107–154.

Author Information

  1. Departments of Anesthesia Research and Physiology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

Abstract

The sections in this article are:

  • 1
    Chemical Transmitters
    • 1.1
      Definition
    • 1.2
      Varieties of Transmitters
    • 1.3
      Identification of Transmitters
  • 2
    Transmitters in Peripheral Motor Systems
  • 3
    Transmitters in Spinal Motor Mechanisms
    • 3.1
      Spinal Motoneurons and Their Synaptic Control
  • 4
    Transmitters in Supraspinal Motor Systems
    • 4.1
      Brain Stem
    • 4.2
      Cerebellum
    • 4.3
      Basal Ganglia
    • 4.4
      Motor Cortex