Thalamic inhibition of locomotion induced by mesencephalic stimulation

A. P. Berdashkevich, M. G. Sirota, M. L. Shik

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By stimulation of a region of the thalamus with its center corresponding to Horsley-Clarke coordinates A7, L2, H2, locomotion of the lightly anesthetized cat with an intact brain can be inhibited, whether evoked by stimulation of the subthalamic or of the mesencephalic "locomotor" region.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1121-1124
Number of pages4
JournalBulletin of Experimental Biology and Medicine
Issue number2
StatePublished - Aug 1976


  • locomotion
  • mesencephalon
  • thalamus


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