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Neuronal communication: a detailed balancing act

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What controls the functional connections between sending and receiving neurons? A new model suggests that each receiver circuit has a local switch that is controlled by the balance between excitation and inhibition.

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  1. Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA. esalinas@wfubmc.edu

    • Emilio Salinas

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