Sudden changes in tension of dissolved respiratory gases have been utilised to disrupt normal ventilation (Vn). Chronic records of respiratory dorsoventral muscle activity obtained during such disruptions provide information on the nature of ventilatory control.


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R.S. Pickard, & P.J. Mill. (1974). The effects of carbon dioxide and oxygen on respiratory dorso-ventral muscle activity during normal ventilation in Anax imperator Leach (Anisoptera: Aeshnidae). Odonatologica, 3(4), 249–255.