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Effect of Anoxia on Excitation and Impulse Propagation in Isolated Motor Nerve Fibres

Nature volume 155, page 20 (06 January 1945) | Download Citation

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ALTHOUGH the paralysing action of anoxia on peripheral nerve has been frequently studied in previous investigations, so far as we know, no attempt has as yet been made to examine whether excitability and propagation of the nervous impulse react identically to lack of oxygen.

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  1. Physiological Institute, University of Lund. Nov. 16.

    • FRITZ BUCHTHAL
    •  & HELGE HERTZ

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