April 14, 2021

Keeping it simple: Zebrafish directly sense spinal cord stretch to regulate swimming

Picton et al. show that in zebrafish, a class of neurons located in the spinal cord sense spinal cord stretch during the lateral bends of undulatory swimming and provide inhibition to the swimming motor patterning generating network, thus acting as both mechanosensors and inhibitory interneurons.

 Neuron

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