By Giuseppe Moruzzi, Alfred Fessard and Herbert H. Jasper (Eds.)
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It is well known that the discharge of the Renshaw cells in response to isolated shocks is a high-frequency burst which gradually disappears within some 30-50 msec, but, when the rate of repetition of the antidromic stimuli approaches some 8-10 impulses/sec, the whole character of the discharge changes. The tail drops out and the shock produces only a couple of impulses. From then onwards, up to some 30-40 shocks/sec, the effect of the antidromic stimulation measured as Fn - Fi tends to be, as Fig.
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Brain Mechanisms by Giuseppe Moruzzi, Alfred Fessard and Herbert H. Jasper (Eds.)