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Sibling neurons bond to share sensations

Nature volume 486, pages 4142 (07 June 2012) | Download Citation

Two studies show how electrical coupling between sister neurons in the developing cerebral cortex might help them to link up into columnar microcircuits that process related sensory information. See Letters p.113 & p.118

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  1. Thomas D. Mrsic-Flogel is in the Department of Neuroscience, Physiology and Pharmacology, University College London, London WC1E 6DE, UK.

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  2. Tobias Bonhoeffer is at the Max-Planck Institute of Neurobiology, 82152 München-Martinsried, Germany.

    • Tobias Bonhoeffer

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