Bypassing interneurons: Inhibition in neocortex

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Abstract

  • A recent paper suggests a new form of inhibitory circuit in cortex, in which a pyramidal cell directly excites the presynaptic terminal of an inhibitory interneuron, allowing the rapid and powerful inhibition of another pyramidal cell. © 2007 Nature Publishing Group.
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    Author List

  • Connors BW; Cruikshank SJ
  • Start Page

  • 808
  • End Page

  • 810
  • Volume

  • 10
  • Issue

  • 7