Definitions

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  • noun biochemistry A hallucinogenic alkaloid present in the fly agaric and other related fungi; 3-hydroxy-5-aminomethylisoxazole.

Etymologies

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From German Muscimol, formed from Latin muscarius (in Amanita muscaria) + imine + -ol.

Examples

  • Buda C, Kitahama K, Jouvet M (1996) Importance of the ventrolateral region of the periaqueductal gray and adjacent tegmentum in the control of paradoxical sleep as studied by muscimol microinjections in the cat.

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  • They contain a powerful hallucinogen called muscimol.

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  • Furthermore, iontophoretic application of muscimol for 20 min in this area in head-restrained rats induced a strong and significant increase in PS quantities compared to saline.

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  • Paradoxical sleep characteristics after muscimol injection in the vlPAG / dDpMe region.

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  • MacGregor DG, Graham DI, Stone TW (1997) The attenuation of kainate-induced neurotoxicity by chlormethiazole and its enhancement by dizocilpine, muscimol, and adenosine receptor agonists.

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  • Photomicrograph illustrating a representative Phaseolus vulgaris leucoagglutinin (PHA-L) injection site in the vlPAG / dDpMe region used to localize muscimol and saline injections.

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  • In first instance, transient inactivation of AIP, by injecting a GABA-receptor agonist (muscimol) produced grasping errors only for difficult tasks that required a precision grip to grasp a small cube or a small sphere (as in the present experiment).

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  • Gallese V, Murata A, Kaseda M, Niki N, Sakata H (1994) Deficit of hand preshaping after muscimol injection in monkey parietal cortex.

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  • Gallese V, Murata A, Kaseda M, Niki N, Sakata H (1994) Deficit of hand preshaping after muscimol injection in monkey parietal cortex.

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  • Miller LE, Baker JF, Houk JC (1998) Organization of reaching and grasping movements in the primate cerebellar nuclei as revealed by focal muscimol inactivations.

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