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Single Neurons Can Silence the Crowd

News   Apr 19, 2018 | Original Story by Russell Hodge for The Max-Delbrück-Centrum für Molekulare Medizin

 
Quadruple Patch-Clamp Recording In Vivo Reveals Novel Cortical Circuit Communication Logic

Sensory stimuli are processed in the somatosensory cortex in the brain. In the current study, the Poulet lab shows that pyramidal cells generate single signals that activate PV interneurons. These cells, in turn, stimulate other nerves but inhibit their firing, including the pyramidal cells that activated them in the first place. Credit: Jean-Sebastian Jouhanneau, MDC

 
 
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