Albert R. Cross1, Mariam Alaverdashvili2, Valerie Lapointe2, Ian Q. Whishaw2
1Neuroscience and Physics, University of
Lethbridge, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada; 2Neuroscience, University
of Lethbridge, Canada
This study investigates the effects of a moderate imaging dose (75 mg/kg) of manganese on skilled motor control in rats. Relaxation measurements were made in various brain regions. Temporary deficits in motor control were found to correlate with relaxation rate.