Sleep: Control of the paradoxical episode?

Timothy A. Jones, Reginald G. Bickford

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Cooling of the medial aspects of the midbrain tegmentum produces high voltage EEG rhythms and behavioral depression. This same procedure carried out in cats pretreated with parachlorophenylalanine between post-drug hours 20 and 60 produces a state exhibiting the tonic and phasic EEG, EOG, EMG and gross behavioral criteria of the paradoxical episode of sleep.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)85-92
Number of pages8
JournalNeuroscience Letters
Issue number2
StatePublished - Feb 1977
Externally publishedYes

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  • Neuroscience(all)


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