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Firing properties and connectivity of neurons in the rat lateral central nucleus of the amygdala

Lopez de Armentia, Mikel; Sah, Pankaj

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Using whole recordings from acute slices of the rat amygdala, we have examined the physiological properties of and synaptic connectivity to neurons in the lateral sector of the central amygdala (CeA). Based on their response to depolarizing current injections, CeA neurons could be divided into three types. Adapting neurons fired action potentials at the start of the current injections at high frequency and then showed complete spike-frequency adaptation with only six to seven action potentials...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2004
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/80733
Source: Journal of Neurophysiology
DOI: 10.1152/jn.00211.2004

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