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Reading dendritic activity with gap junctions

Patch-clamp recordings and imaging in retina show that electrical synapses between dendrites of neighboring ganglion cells transform spatial patterns of light activated synaptic input into a temporal population code.

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Figure 1: Mechanisms underlying fine-scale correlations in the spiking of electrically coupled retinal ganglion cells.

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Lanore, F., Silver, R. Reading dendritic activity with gap junctions. Nat Neurosci 17, 1625–1627 (2014). https://doi.org/10.1038/nn.3880

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