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Circuits supporting the grid

Two studies show that local inhibitory connectivity and hippocampal excitatory input support the spatial firing patterns of entorhinal grid cells, providing support for continuous attractor model of grid cell firing.

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Figure 1: Cellular components of a grid cell network.


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Lovett-Barron, M., Losonczy, A. Circuits supporting the grid. Nat Neurosci 16, 255–257 (2013).

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