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an encapsulated neural structure consisting of a collection of cell bodies or neurons

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Nevertheless, stomatopods have visual systems unparalleled in complexity and a sixth abdominal ganglion that is larger than the other five abdominal ganglia (shown in the scale drawing of the CNS in Fig.
which are neurosecretory neurons that innervate the hindgut (Johansson and Schreiner, 1965), display enhanced 5-HT immunoreactivity (5-HT-ir) after the hindgut and terminal abdominal ganglion (A6) were superfused with 5-HT (Fig.
The morphology of the fourth abdominal ganglion of the hermit crab: a light microscope study.
The abdominal ganglion together with the attached siphon nerve and the pleuroabdominal connectives were dissected out in a cooled "zero-calcium" solution (NaCl, 338 mM; KCI, 10 mM; Mg[Cl.
We found that LTH of gill withdrawal depends on both protein synthesis and gene expression, because it is blocked by infusion into the abdominal ganglion of either anisomycin (Ezzeddine and Glanzman, 2003) or actinomycin-D (Ezzeddine et al.
The CPR in crayfish is composed of two bilaterally symmetrical neurons located in the 6th abdominal ganglion.
In the experiments described below, we measured the spike activity of up to 50% of the approximately 1000 cells in the Aplysia abdominal ganglion.
Serotonin-containing neurons in lobsters: the actions of [gamma]-aminobutyric acid, octopamine, serotonin, and proctolin on activity of a pair of identified neurons in the first abdominal ganglion.