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Transmission of group II effects to INs are gated by presynaptic inhibition with primary afferent depolarisation (through PAD INs) and by a noradrenergic descending (NA desc purchase levlen 0.15mg fast delivery. The gating may be pre- and/or post- synaptic but generic 0.15mg levlen with mastercard, for simplicity sake, it is represented as acting presynaptically in the following sketches. The PN is sketched to mediate excitatory effects on MNs, because so far there is only evidence for group II excitation in humans. Transmission through group II pathways background activity from peripheral or descend- ing sources (Lundberg, Malmgren & Schomburg, Transmission through group II interneurones is very 1987b, c). ItislikelythattheseEPSPsaresuf- Conclusions ﬁcient to discharge the interneurone even though evoked from a single afferent. Projections from group II interneurones Excitatory inputs to group II interneurones motoneurones Group II afferents In anaesthetised low spinal cats, there is an asym- metry of group II projections to ipsilateral Interneurones in different segments differ greatly in motoneurones, with a dominant pattern of ﬂexor the muscle of origin of their group II input: interneu- excitation and extensor inhibition, whatever the rones in the L3–L5 segments are excited primarily muscle of origin. However, in Jankowska,1987),whilegroupIIafferentsfromother thedecerebrateanimal,alternativepathwaysmaybe musclesprovideinputonlytointerneuronesofmore revealed by a low pontine lesion (Holmqvist & Lund- caudal segments (Fukushima & Kato, 1975;Lund- berg,1961),andgroupIIEPSPsinextensormotoneu- berg, Malmgren & Schomburg, 1987b; Riddell & rones are more common in unanaesthetized high Hadian, 2000). There is wide convergence and diver- and low spinal cats (Wilson & Kato, 1965;Hongo gence in group II pathways. It has been suggested that the connections group II afferents from one muscle may group II IPSPs evoked in feline motoneurones by reach different motoneurone pools of the limb, and electrical stimuli in the group II range are produced correspondingly each motoneurone receives input by non-spindle group II afferents (Rymer, Houk & from group II afferents from different muscles of the Crago, 1979), but there is convincing evidence for limb, both ﬂexors and extensors. This convergence spindle group II IPSPs in cat motoneurones (Lund- takes place partly at the motoneuronal level and berg, Malmgren & Schomburg, 1987a). Recordings from single interneurones have revealed monosynaptic group II EPSPs only from afferents of a few differ- ent muscles, and there are many subgroups of group motoneurones II interneurones, with a different convergent input motoneurones receive strong excitation from from different muscles (Lundberg, Malmgren & group II interneurones and weaker monosynap- Schomburg, 1987b, c). Most g Other peripheral afferents motoneurones are excited by group II afferents from several muscles, both ﬂexors and extensors. Excita- Group Ia and Ib afferents constitute the other major tion of g motoneurones by the homonymous mono- source of peripheral input to group II interneu- and non-monosynaptic actions of group II afferents rones, present in >60% of group II interneurones would create a positive-feedback loop, which would (Edgley & Jankowska, 1987;Fig. Thus, presynaptic inhibition may also con- tribute to the feed-forward control of the activity of Most midlumbar group II interneurones receive group II interneurones. Separate subpopulations of group II interneurones are excited by cortico- and rubro- Monoaminergic modulation spinal tracts on the one hand, and by vestibulo- and The second main system of inhibitory control of reticulo-spinal tracts on the other hand (Davies & group II interneurones is that of noradrenergic Edgley, 1994;Fig.
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