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Synonyms for motoneuron

a neuron conducting impulses outwards from the brain or spinal cord

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Survival effect of ciliary neurotrophic factor (CNTF) on chick embryonic motoneurons in culture: comparison with other neurotrophic factors and cytokines.
Generally, a question arises about what would happened if an older individual (adolescent, young adult or adult) suffered any other type of central motoneuron damage.
6%/ Monosynaptic test findings are the evidence for increase in total number of motor units in motoneuron pool involved in the reflex response.
11-13) The H-reflex is considered the electrical analog to the spinal stretch reflex, but has an important difference in that it bypasses the muscle spindle and thus facilitates study of the central mechanisms involved in motoneuron excitability, without the influence of the muscle spindle sensory receptor.
VEGF is a modifier of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis in mice and humans and protects motoneurons against ischemic death.
Modulation of neonatal rat hypoglossal motoneuron excitability by serotonin.
Motoneuron specific expression of NR3B, a novel NMDA type glutamate receptor subunit that works in a dominant negative manner.
Electrical stimulation promotes motoneuron regeneration without increasing its speed or conditioning the neuron.
Past studies have suggested that activation of the proteolytically activated receptor (PAR-1) by thrombin or the peptide SFLLRNP results in decreased motoneuron survival.
Human (-thrombin and SFLLRN(P), PAR-1's synthetic peptide activator and agonist, have both been shown to induce apoptosis-like cell death in Gallus gallus motoneuron cultures and in programmed cell death.
The distribution of muscle weakness in upper motoneuron lesions affecting the lower limb.
6 fold) in a Wobbler Mice Model for motoneuron diseases similar to ALS.