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Microcircuits mediating feedforward and feedback synaptic inhibition in the piriform cortex

Suzuki, Norimitsu; Bekkers, John


Local inhibition by GABA-releasing neurons is important for the operation of sensory cortices, but the details of these inhibitory circuits remain unclear. We addressed this question in the olfactory system by making targeted recordings from identified classes of inhibitory and glutamatergic neurons in the piriform cortex (PC) of mice. First, we looked for feedforward synaptic inhibition provided by interneurons located in the outermost layer of the PC, layer Ia, which is the unique recipient...[Show more]

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Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Neuroscience
DOI: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.4112-11.2012


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