MN3

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MN3 is a Motor Neuron in Hermissenda

From: Richards WG, Farley J. Motor correlates of phototaxis and associative learning in Hermissenda crassicornis. Brain Res Bull. 1987 Aug;19(2):175-89. PubMed ID: 3664278

Anatomical properties

  • soma size 40 microns
  • dorsal medial surface of pedal ganglion
  • axon in nerve p2

Electrophysiological properties

  • resting potential approx -45mV
  • action potentials approx 50-75mv, recognizable unit in nerve 2
  • bursting activity out of phase with bursting on nerve nerve 2.
  • unresponsive to illumination

References

  • Richards WG, Farley J. Motor correlates of phototaxis and associative learning in Hermissenda crassicornis. Brain Res Bull. 1987 Aug;19(2):175-89. PubMed ID: 3664278.