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Long-Term Effects of Tenotomy on Spinal Monosynaptic Response in the Cat

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Science  16 Oct 1959:
Vol. 130, Issue 3381, pp. 981-982
DOI: 10.1126/science.130.3381.981-a

Abstract

Section of the Achilles tendon in the cat resulted in a shortening of the latent period and an increase in the amplitude of the spinal monosynaptic response from gastrocnemius nerves investigated 28 to 42 days after tenotomy. No change was observed in the course of posttetanic potentiation.