Category Archives: neuronal firing

GABA B receptor related synaptic inhibition mechanism in the hippocampus

Posted comment on ´Neuronal chloride regulation via KCC2 is modulated through a GABA B receptor protein complex`  by R. Wright, S.E. Newey, A. Ilie, W. Wefelmeyer, J.V. Raimondo, R. Ginham, R.A. J. Mcllhinney and C.J. Akerman and published in Journal … Continue reading

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prefrontal cortex short-term potentiation model for working memory

Posted comment on ´A Spiking Working Memory Model Based on Hebbian Short-Term Potentiation` by F. Fiebig and A. Lansner and published in Journal of Neuroscience 37(1) p. 83: doi.org/10.1523/JNEUROSCI.1989-16.2016 SUMMARY Researchers hypothesize that the encoding and maintenance of informational items … Continue reading

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blocking hippocampal AMPAR removal prevents forgetting

Posted comment on ´Blocking Synaptic Removal of GluA2-Containing AMPA Receptors Prevents the Natural Forgetting of Long-Term Memories` by P.V. Migues, L. Liu, G.E.B. Archbold, E.O. Einarsson, J. Wong, K. Bonasia, S.H. Ko, Y.T. Wang and O. Hardt and published in … Continue reading

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theta clock-spiking cells in the hippocampus

Posted comment on ´Theta rhythmic clock-like activity of single units in the mouse hippocampus` by L. Zhang, X. Ma, G. Chen, E. Barkai and L. Lin and published in Journal of Neuroscience 36(16) 2016 p.4415 doi.org/101523/JNEUROSCI.3851-15.2016 COMMENT In their article, … Continue reading

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frequency selective control of cortical networks by thalamus using optogenetics

Posted comment on ´Frequency-selective control of cortical and subcortical networks by central thalamus` by  J. Liu, H.J. Lee, A.J. Weitz, Z. Fang, P. Lin, M. Choy, R. Fisher, V. Pinskiy, A. Tolpygo, P. Mitra, N. Schiff and J.H. Lee published … Continue reading

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iron levels and memory performance

Posted comment on ´Iron Level and Myelin Content in the Ventral Striatum Predict Memory Performance in the Aging Brain` by T.K. Steiger, N. Weiskopf, and N. Bunzeck published in The Journal of Neuroscience, 23rd March 2016, 36(12): p.3552 SUMMARY Steiger, … Continue reading

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microglia roles in neuronal spatial patterning and synaptic wiring in the adult CNS

Posted comment on ´Microglia function in central nervous system development and plasticity` by D.P. Schafer and B. Stevens published in Cold Spring Harbour Perspectives in Biology Advance July 17th 2015, doi: 10.1101/cshperspect.a020545 SUMMARY Schafer and Steven`s article is a review … Continue reading

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