Spinal Cord Convulsions in Developing Rats

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Science  17 Aug 1962:
Vol. 137, Issue 3529, pp. 532
DOI: 10.1126/science.137.3529.532


Tonic hind-limb convulsions were elicited by electrical stimulation of the spinal cord. The flexor-extensor pattern characteristic of adult animals was observed in rats as young as 1 day old.