Title

Motor Evolution: Lit-Up Hydra Bare All

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

6-3-2019

Abstract

© 2019 Elsevier Ltd Whole-animal Hydra imaging shows that epitheliomuscular calcium influx dynamics and inter-cell progression speeds are very different for different behaviors. Hydra movements therefore likely arise from fast (ionotropic) and slow (metabotropic) neural mechanisms, and from interactions among the epitheliomuscular cells themselves.

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