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Multifunctional central pattern generator controlling walking and paw shaking
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- Central Pattern Generator
- Oscillatory Regime
- Walking Pattern
- Hyperpolarized Membrane
- Inhibitory Current
The CPG model was also incorporated into a neuromechanical model of a cat hindlimb in the AnimatLab environment . The model provides a cellular mechanism of multifunctional CPG operation.
The authors acknowledge support by the NSF PHY-0750456 to Gennady Cymbalyuk and by NIH P01 HD32571, R01 EB012855, and R01 NS048844 and by the Center for Human Movement Studies at GATech to Boris Prilutsky.
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