Interfering with inhibition may improve motor function.

Abstract:

:Motor behavior not seen in newborn cats can be revealed by spinal transection and is therefore normally suppressed. Motor performance of these spinal kittens after reaching adulthood surpasses that of chronic adult-operated spinal cats but the latter display a significant improvement when GABAergic inhibition is blocked pharmacologically. Thus, inhibitory processes influence normal motor development as well as recovery of function after neurological damage.

journal_name

Brain Res

journal_title

Brain research

authors

Robinson GA,Goldberger ME

doi

10.1016/0006-8993(85)90879-0

subject

Has Abstract

pub_date

1985-11-04 00:00:00

pages

400-3

issue

2

eissn

0006-8993

issn

1872-6240

pii

0006-8993(85)90879-0

journal_volume

346

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