Accession Number : AD0716612

Title :   Neurophysiological Mechanisms of the States of Sleep.

Descriptive Note : Scientific rept. Oct 68-Oct 69,

Corporate Author : LYON UNIV (FRANCE) LABORATOIRE DE PATHOLOGIE EXPERIMENTALE

Personal Author(s) : Jouvet,Michel

Report Date : OCT 1969

Pagination or Media Count : 31

Abstract : Research was conducted on the relationship between cerebral monoamines and sleep and waking. This summary of work accomplished covers the following subjects: Occipital and geniculate potentials recorded during eye movements in the unanesthetized cat; Electrophysiological study of monoamines containing neurons of the brain stem; A study of the relationship between monoamines containing neurons of the pons and the ponto geniculo-occipital activity recorded during sleep; Neurophysiological and neuropharmacological studies of sleep in the rat; Alteration of circadian rhythm of brain biogenic amines and sleep independent of light; Neurochemical study of sleep: Serotonin synthesis in insomniac cats.

Descriptors :   (*SLEEP, CEREBRAL CORTEX), (*CEREBRAL CORTEX, *AMINES), (*BRAIN, SLEEP), NERVOUS SYSTEM, PHYSIOLOGY, ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY, PSYCHOPHYSIOLOGY, NERVES, PHARMACOLOGY, RHYTHM(BIOLOGY), SEROTONIN, BIOSYNTHESIS, FRANCE

Subject Categories : Psychology
      Anatomy and Physiology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE