Comments on evolution of sleep and the palliopallial connectivity in mammals and birds

Show simple item record Rial Planas, Rubén Víctor Nicolau Llobera, María Cristica Gamundí Gamundí, Antonio Akaârir El Ghourri, Mourad Garau, Celia Aparicio Martínez, Sara Tejada Gavela, Sílvia Moranta Mesquida, David Gené Ramis, Lluís Esteban Valdés, Susana Cristina 2018-09-18T08:03:12Z
dc.description.abstract [eng] This commentary is referred to the review signed by Rattemborg [N.C. Rattenborg, Evolution of slow wave sleep and palliopallial connectivity in mammals and birds. A hypothesis. Brain Res. Bull. 69 (2006) 20-29]. We propose that the review missed important aspects in relation to the characteristics of sleep in poikilotherm vertebrates and in the evolution of sleep. Poikilotherms continuously show an EEG dominated by slow waves, but its highest amplitude appears not during sleep, but during active waking. In addition, they show an arousal reaction which consists in an increase in EEG amplitude and synchrony, opposite to mammals and birds. As a consequence, most of the conclusions proposed in the review should be rejected.
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dc.relation.ispartof Brain Research Bulletin, 2007, vol. 72, num. 4-6, p. 183-186
dc.subject.classification 612 - Fisiologia
dc.subject.other 612 - Physiology. Human and comparative physiology
dc.title Comments on evolution of sleep and the palliopallial connectivity in mammals and birds
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article 2018-09-18T08:03:12Z info:eu-repo/date/embargoEnd/2075-01-01
dc.embargo 2075-01-01
dc.subject.keywords Palliopallial insufficiency
dc.subject.keywords sleep
dc.subject.keywords Slow wave EEG
dc.subject.keywords Evolution
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