RCeA

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Right Cerebral A Cluster RCeA is a cluster of neurons in the cerebral ganglion of Lymnaea stagnalis.

Drawing of Lymnaea nervous system showing the location of the RCeA cluster.
Drawing of RCeA neuron.

The RCeA neurons are responsible for whole body withdrawals (Benjamin et al, 1985) The RCeA neurons are electrically coupled to RePD11 neurons (Syed and Winlow, 1991).

References

  • Benjamin PR, Elliott CJH, Ferguson GP(1985). Neural network analysis in the snail brain. In Model Neural Networks and Behaviour (ed. A. Selverston), pp. 87-108. New York: Plenum Press.
  • Syed NI, Winlow W. (1991)Coordination of locomotor and cardiorespiratory networks of Lymnaea stagnalis by a pair of identified interneurones. J Exp Biol. 1991 Jul;158:37-62. PMID: 1919413


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