Class: Alpha_Motor_Neuron

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                                        •Cell
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                                                                •Motor_Neuron
                                                                        •Alpha_Motor_Neuron

Super Classes

Motor_Neuron

Disjoint Classes

Gamma_Motor_Neuron

Annotations

birn_annot:curationStatusuncurated
definitionlarge lower motor neurons of the brainstem and spinal cord. They innervate extrafusal muscle fibers of skeletal muscle and are directly responsible for initiating their contraction. Alpha motor neurons are distinct from gamma motor neurons, which innervate intrafusal muscle fibers of muscle spindles.
obo_annot:definitionSourceWikipedia
protege:subclassesDisjointtrue
sao_IDsao1154704263
synonymlower motor neuron
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