Pedunculopontine Gamma Band Activity and Development
AbstractThis review highlights the most important discovery in the reticular activating system in the last 10 years, the manifestation of gamma band activity in cells of the reticular activating system (RAS), especially in the pedunculopontine nucleus, which is in charge of waking and rapid eye movement (REM) sleep. The identification of different cell groups manifesting P/Q-type Ca2+ channels that control waking vs. those that manifest N-type channels that control REM sleep provides novel avenues for the differential control of waking vs. REM sleep. Recent discoveries on the development of this system can help explain the developmental decrease in REM sleep and the basic rest-activity cycle. View Full-Text
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Garcia-Rill, E.; Luster, B.; Mahaffey, S.; MacNicol, M.; Hyde, J.R.; D’Onofrio, S.M.; Phillips, C. Pedunculopontine Gamma Band Activity and Development. Brain Sci. 2015, 5, 546-567.
Garcia-Rill E, Luster B, Mahaffey S, MacNicol M, Hyde JR, D’Onofrio SM, Phillips C. Pedunculopontine Gamma Band Activity and Development. Brain Sciences. 2015; 5(4):546-567.Chicago/Turabian Style
Garcia-Rill, Edgar; Luster, Brennon; Mahaffey, Susan; MacNicol, Melanie; Hyde, James R.; D’Onofrio, Stasia M.; Phillips, Cristy. 2015. "Pedunculopontine Gamma Band Activity and Development." Brain Sci. 5, no. 4: 546-567.