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Q: role of layer 1 connections in the control of pyramidal cell firing

Mark James mrj at cs.usyd.edu.au
Wed Feb 5 02:03:53 EST 1997


Mark Laubach wrote:
> 
> A basic principle of cortical connectivity is that feedback
> connections from a given cortical area to one of its cortical inputs
> terminate in layer 1.  Can anyone point out some recent studies, or
> provide a summary of recent work, that have examined how these
> connections contribute to the response properties of pyramidal neurons
> in layers 5 and 6?
> 
> Thanks in advance for any information.
> 
> -Mark Laubach

One paper on this topic is:
Patterns of synaptic activity in forward and feedback pathways
within rat visual cortex. J. Neurophysiology 74 (1995), 2649-2664.

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